‘One day in April 1957 I had just answered a letter from an expert in unarmed combat writing from a cover address in Mexico City, and I was thanking a fan in Chile, when my telephone rang…’
The Diamond Smugglers is the true story of an operation responsible for smuggling millions of pounds worth of precious gems out of Africa. Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, drew on interviews with the reluctant hero of the diamond companies’ counter-attack to explore the world of the real master criminals of his time.The result rivals Fleming’s greatest spy novels.
Publisher's black cloth with white titles to the spine in original dust-jacket illustrated by Denis Piper, price-clipped. Contents fine, page edges toned, jacket rubbed at joints, chipped to crown, sunned to spine. Very good. Fleming's first non-Bond book, and also his first non-fiction work.
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