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Oliver

Oliver London, United Kingdom Member Since 2012
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  • "Bond at His Best"

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    Where does Goldfinger rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It's up there among the best. I've listened to this read by Rufus Sewell in the past which was excellent, and I feared listening to the 'Earl of Grantham' do Bond may feel odd, but the narration was great.


    What did you like best about this story?

    This Flemming at his best. Bond is on excellent form having been on night duty for a number of months and when he gets his chance to head out into the field again he grasps it. The golf scene is a real classic.


    What about Hugh Bonneville’s performance did you like?

    I liked the fact that I barely noticed it was wasn't Connery. Hugh Bonneville doesn't attempt any awkward Connery impression, he does it in his own style and it works.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Um... The name's Bond, James Bond.


    Any additional comments?

    Well worth a listen. You know what you're getting if you're a Flemming fan, if you're not, this is a great place to start.

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    Goldfinger (with Interview)

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    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Hugh Bonneville
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    A game of canasta turns out crooked, and a golden girl ends up dead. Auric Goldfinger, it seems, is a bad loser at cards. He is also the world's most ruthless and successful smuggler of gold. As James Bond follows his trail, he discovers that Goldfinger's real game is the heist of 15 billion dollars of US government bullion. The final hand is played at Fort Knox, in a spectacular display of deception and intrigue. Includes an exclusive bonus interview with Hugh Bonneville.

    Oliver says: "Bond at His Best"
  1. Goldfinger (with Interview)
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Moscow rules, George, Moscow rules all the way...

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