• Image of Thunderball by Ian Fleming
  • Image of Thunderball by Ian Fleming
  • Image of Thunderball by Ian Fleming

Thunderball... "good living, sex and violent action: a highly polished performance, an ingenious plot and plenty of excitement'
Watch here, how I confuse the myriad stories which we diligently watched on VHS on Sunday afternoons as the groan ups' Sunday lunches turned into dinners. It was us, the Lewises and the Clennetts, before divorce, death and estrangement. Those were the days, as we the children sat agog infront of those deep old television sets, watching spaceships eat other spaceships, blossoms, tarantulas, flirtation and Roger Moore with too much makeup.
First published Jonathan Cape 1961, this edition 6th printing from Pan, 1964, 234 pp.
I actually have two copies of this, though the second one, not yet listed has one of the cover's bullet holes ripped, so first, and slightly more expensively, I offer the fully intact one. I love these tricky covers. A little foxed, but only a little.