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Topic: Casino Royale-First Time

Read Casino Royale for the first time. Definitely like the movie better. I'm still looking forward to reading the rest.

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Re: Casino Royale-First Time

Sacrilege! You like the film better?!  ajb007/amazed

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Re: Casino Royale-First Time

Oh dear, some more reading for you,  casino royale remains one of if not the favourite novel.

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One of the great joys of watching Casino Royale in 2006 was that it was the only opportunity I've ever had of watching an adaptation of a Fleming novel after having previously read the book.

It is a great novel, definitely one of the strongest in the Bond canon. And while I certainly think the film adaptation is excellent, nothing beats the original Bond novel. I hope you will enjoy reading the rest of the Bond series. There are are some excellent literary Bond adventures in store for you.

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Re: Casino Royale-First Time

ajb007/lol  To younger readers, it could Seem a little old fashioned these days, but has to be seen
As a slice of history. Basically Britain in the 50s. Oddly enough that's one of my personal
Loves of the Fleming books, that step back in time.  ajb007/martini

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Golrush007 wrote:

One of the great joys of watching Casino Royale in 2006 was that it was the only opportunity I've ever had of watching an adaptation of a Fleming novel after having previously read the book.

I'm old, so I've had that pleasure before. I loved seeing FYEO for that reason.

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Thunderpussy wrote:

ajb007/lol  To younger readers, it could Seem a little old fashioned these days, but has to be seen
As a slice of history. Basically Britain in the 50s. Oddly enough that's one of my personal
Loves of the Fleming books, that step back in time.  ajb007/martini


It's the same for me really.  Reading Casino Royale and Moonraker really is like taking a step back in time, and is all the more appealing for it.  ajb007/martini