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  Dr No: The other side of the mountains was in deep violet shadow. Lights were already twinkling in the foothills and spangling the streets of Kingston, but, beyond, the far arm of the harbour and the airport were still touched with the sun against which…
Port Royal Lighthouse
Port Royal Lighthouse
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In Dr No, M is giving James Bond some background on the case in Jamaica which he is turning over to his still-recovering agent. He has described the private island of Crab Key, and notes: There’s an airstrip on the island. This Chinaman’s got a Grumman…
Grumman Amphibian
Grumman Amphibian
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Reflections in Goldeneye - A pilgrimage to Ian Fleming's home in Jamaica.

A panoramic view of Goldeneye. For anyone who is a fan of the Ian Fleming James Bond novels, a pilgrimage to the spot where Fleming wrote the books is high atop the wish list. At least it was for me. After many years of thinking about it, I decided to do…
Reflections in Goldeneye
Reflections in Goldeneye
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In Dr No, when James Bond is being given the assignment to close out the case of the missing Strangways, a detail from the last case that the Station Head of Jamaica had been working on before his disappearance catches 007’s interest. The Chief of Staff…
Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill
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Berns Martin Triple-Draw Holster as recommended by Boothroyd.

In Dr No, James Bond has just been given the news that against his preference, he will be receiving a new weapon, the Walther PPK 7.65 mm. Bond reluctantly accepts the decision of the Armourer as to choice of weapon, and the inquires as to the best way to…
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In Dr No, once M and Sir James Molony have ended their back and forth over the health and prospects of James Bond, M queries as to the type of poison that had nearly killed Bond. By the way, did you ever discover what the stuff was that Russian woman put…
Fugu Poison
Fugu Poison
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Moran on Courage - Was Sir James Molony chiding M?

After M quotes Dr Peter Steincrohn at Sir James Molony, the famous neurologist has the perfect comeback to the head of the British Secret Service. This one I’ve had here is tough. I’d say you’ll get plenty more work out of him. But you know what Moran has…
Moran on Courage
Moran on Courage
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Who was Dr Peter Steincrohn and what is his connection to the James Bond novels?

In Dr No, M is preparing to meet with James Bond following his recovery from the near-death experience he suffered at the end of From Russia With Love. He is on the phone with Sir James Molony, consulting with him as to whether 007 is fit to return to…
Dr Peter Steincrohn
Dr Peter Steincrohn
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PQ Convoys Reference in Dr No.

At the start of the second chapter of Dr No, M is arriving at the office on a cold, raw March 1st in London. He exits his car, and speaks to his chauffeur: ‘Won’t be needing the car again today, Smith. Take it away and go home. I’ll use the tube this…
PQ Convoys
PQ Convoys
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In Dr No, M is arriving at his office on the first day of March. When the old black Silver Wraith rolls with the nondescript number-plate stopped outside the tall building in Regent’s Park and he climbed stiffly out on to the pavement, hail hit him in the…
Silver Wraith Rolls
Silver Wraith Rolls
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