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casino-royale-ian-flemingVesper LyndBritish double agent also working for the Soviet Union75356Le ChiffreBrutal, calculating Soviet trade union paymaster and embezzler; Bonds targetFelix LeiterHelpful American CIA agent; bankrolls part of Bonds baccarat gameRené MathisFrench Secret Service agent; loves his job and assists Bond with his missionJames BondSophisticated, serious, egotistical British secret agentSymbolsMartiniSymbolizes Bondsattention to detail inpersonal life and workBentleyEmbodies Bonds speed, strength, and peerless performance as an agentSwim TrunksRepresent the returnof Bonds sense of masculinityThemesGood vs. EvilBonds near-death experience makes him question whether he is a hero or a villain.MasculinityThreats to Bonds manliness—both literal and metaphorical—make him question his very existence.Power & ControlBond is more comfortable, and more likely to stay alive, when he is in control of the situation.Narrator, Chapter 17f he had to die anyway, he might as well try it the hard way.Casino Royaleby the NumbersMonths Fleming spent in Jamaica each year while writing Bond novels 2Bond books Fleming wrote14iconCost of the golden typewriter Fleming purchased after selling the Casino Royale manuscript $174Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica,, IMDb, KirkusReviews, The Man with the Golden Typewriter by Fergus Fleming, Vanity Fair Copyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.AuthorA journalist by trade, 44-year-old Fleming wrote his first spy novel, Casino Royale, as a means of combating the anxiety about his impending wedding. The combination of Flemings World War II naval intelligence experience and his own adolescent fantasies produced literatures most famous spy: James Bond.IAN FLEMING1908–64Experienced and misogynistic British spy James Bond faces off against Le Chiffre, a sadistic Soviet embezzler. Casino Royale explores the dangerous Cold War atmosphere of the 1950s—its gender attitudes, international alliances, and blurred lines between good and evil. The casinos games have high stakes as Bond fights for survival.Life & Death Are in the CardsMAIN CHARACTERSCasino RoyaleNovelDramaEnglishOriginal Language1953Year PublishedIan FlemingAuthor

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