(Writing as Ian Fleming)
||28th May 2008
||Julius Gorner, Chagrin
||Bond must prevent Gorner from savaging England with
a flood of heroin, and rescue Scarlett's twine sister
Poppy from his clutches
||Poppy, Scarlett Papava (Larissa Rossi)
||M, Felix Leiter, Moneypenny
||London, UK; Paris, France; Rome, Italy; Middle East
||Tennis match, airborne shootout, pliers torture sequence
Devil May Care is written by best selling author Sebastian
Faulks and is set in the Cold War. It will be published
by Penguin on 28th May 2008 to mark the centenary of
Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks will be published in
hardback by Penguin Books in the UK and its territories
(Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India and
Europe), and in the US it will be published by Doubleday.
Many of the publishers will be using this jacket.
Official Book Description
Bond is back with a license to thrill. Forty-three years ago, Ian Fleming wrote
his last great 007 adventure. Now, in Devil May Care, the world’s most
iconic spy returns in a Cold War story spanning the world’s exotic locations.
invitation of the Fleming estate to mark the centenary of his birth, acclaimed
Faulks picks up where Fleming left off, writing a tour
force that will electrify every James Bond fan. A fitting tribute to the Bond
tradition, Devil May Care stands on its own as a triumph of witty prose and
plenty of double-0 action.
"Devil May Care" was released simultaneously in the UK
and USA on 28th May 2008. Click
here for complete coverage
of the launch event.
Paperback editions will be released
on May 28th 2009. Penguin will publish in the UK (cover
art opposite) for £7.99. The US will have
two paperback editions by Vintage (a subsidiary of
Random House): a trade paperback on
12th May for $14.95, and a mass market paperback on
19th May for $7.99. The trade paperback will also be released
in Canada on the same day as the US. The art for both editions
was unveiled in late November.
Above: 1st edition Penguin hardback
Hardback - Amazon UK
Hardback - Amazon USA
Above: Random House paperback
Mass Market Paperback - USA