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Backlisted Podcast: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service by Ian Fleming

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Backlisted | 1 hour listen
Our Christmas Day guests, Jude and James Cook, discuss the second of the 'Blofeld trilogy' in the James Bond series of books with John Mitchinson and Andy Miller. Published in 1963, the book revealed new, emotional sides to 007's character

Listen to this discussion of the Bond films, the music, and their sometimes questionable attitude to women. Also talked about in the ‘What We’ve Been Reading’ slot; Kindred by Octavia Butler and Alys Fowler’s Hidden Nature.

Main picture: George Lazenby as James Bond in the film adaptation of ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’, 1969 (Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)