Vintage have unveiled seven of the James Bond paperback covers for their Ian Fleming reprints due out later this year...

Vintage Paperbacks

27th June 2012 / 17th July 2012

Press Release
THERE IS ONLY ONE BOND - Unveiling the New Bond Book Covers

We recently unveiled the iconic Vintage Classics covers and are delighted to now share with you the first seven covers in the contemporary Vintage paperback series, which will be published on 2 August 2012 in the English language worldwide exc USA/Canada. The publishing programme has been underpinned by significant consumer insight to bring a new generation of readers to Ian Fleming's work and engage people who 'know' Bond primarily through the film franchise. As well as reflecting the rich literary history and heritage of the James Bond character, the new Vintage covers tap into the deeper and more human side of our hero Bond; including his isolation and vulnerability.

Vintage Publishing Sales Director and Bond Brand Manager Tom Drake-Lee says: 'While both cover approaches appeal universally, the iconic " retro" illustrative approach to the Vintage Classic editions reinforces the books as classic spy thrillers and captures the style and panache of the late fifties and early sixties, particularly for readers who enjoy classics and those wanting to discover and rediscover Ian Fleming's brilliant creation.

By depicting a lone man in the standard Vintage editions our photographic approach appeals to the reader of modern contemporary thrillers and emphasizes that not only is there more to Bond than the character in the films, but also that Bond is the original action hero from which so many modern heroes derive. He is the original and best!'

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Novel Vintage Vintage Classics
Casino Royale 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
Live And Let Die 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
Moonraker 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
Diamonds Are Forever 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
From Russia With Love 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
Doctor No 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
Goldfinger 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
For Your Eyes Only 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
Thunderball 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
The Spy Who Loved Me 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
On Her Majesty's Secret Service 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
You Only Live Twice 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
The Man With The Golden Gun 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012
Octopussy & The Living Daylights 2nd August 2012 6th September 2012

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