• Image of You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming
  • Image of You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming
  • Image of You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming
  • Image of You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming

You only live twice,
Once when you were born
And once when you look death in the face.
After Basho
Japanese poet, 1643-1694
James Bond is in Japana, under the orders of the formidable 'Tiger' Tanaka, head of the Japanese Secret Service...
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 1964
this edition Pan, 1965
190 pp
The binding is holding well, pages are sun faded and a little fragile, there is a small bit missing from one page (no words, they are all there, you will have your fill).