Re: Re: RARA-AVIS: James Bond

a.n.smith (
Wed, 24 Nov 1999 21:48:29 -0600

>Gardner's novels, were, in my opinion, uniformly mediocre -- but they kept
> the franchise alive through the Eighties.

Does anybody else think it's strange, however, (even though these Gardner books weren't so great), that the producers decided to ignore them and create original screenplays for all the movies since they ran out of Fleming? And then to have the novelists write novelisations of those movies?

Neil Smith

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