Written as a post-war, pre-space age tale of building an intercontinental missile that would bring peace to the world, I enjoyed the plot and Fleming's actual words so much more than the 1980's movie of the same name (and little else save the villain's name).
The writing is crisp and descriptive, keeps the listener transported and engaged, and Simon Vance does his usual superb job of bringing the characters to life. I'm looking forward to listening to the rest of the James Bond books.
The story telling is wonderful, and I wish I could see maps of the locations throughout the world as they were told.
A great angle on human history, that these six drinks helped form, direct, and react to civilization and major events. Just fascinating.
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