Read an exclusive extract of the 'lost' James Bond
conintuation novel "Per Fine Ounce" by Geoffrey Jenkins...
Per Fine Ounce - Exclusive Extract
26th January 2010
away, Glidrose Productions (now 'Ian Fleming Publications') planned
a series of James Bond continuation
novels by several authors to be published under the pseudonym
of Robert Markham. Celebrated South African novelist Geoffrey
Jenkins was commissioned to pen an original 007 novel by Glidrose
Jenkins claimed that he and Fleming together
developed a diamond-smuggling storyline in 1957, which he finished
Glidrose entitled "Per Fine Ounce", but it was rejected for
Amis became the first official continuation
author with "Colonel
Sun" in 1968.
"Per Fine Ounce" is believed lost, except for 18 pages
now in the hands of Jenkins' son David. Jenkins' literary agent
Ronald Payne has graciously given MI6 readers the chance to read
the remaining manuscript:
"Per Fine Ounce" extract exclusively reproduced courtesy of
Ronald Payne, agent for the Geoffrey Jenkins Estate. Not to be
reproduced or transcribed.