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James Bond is to go ‘Solo’

April 16th, 2013 by bash Comments

The next James Bond novel will be called Solo, its author William Boyd has revealed.

Britain’s most famous secret agent will travel across Africa, America and Europe as middle-aged man of 45, in the new book

Boyd told fans on the opening day of The London Book Fair that Bond will “go off on a self-appointed mission of his own, unannounced and without any authorisation”.

“The journey Bond goes on takes in three continents – with the main focus honing in on Africa,” Boyd said.

As for his choice of title, the author added: “Titles are very important to me and as soon as I wrote down Solo on a sheet of paper I saw its potential.

‘Sometimes less is more. Not only did it fit the theme of the novel perfectly, it’s also a great punchy word, instantly and internationally comprehensible.”

The new novel will be published on September 26 in the UK by creator Ian Fleming’s original publisher Jonathan Cape.

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