Books: The Thinking Man's 007

COLONEL SUN: A JAMES BOND ADVENTURE by Robert Markham. 244 pages. Harper & Row. $5.95.

His most devoted fans, including his publishers, simply could not bear to live without him. Although Ian Fleming died almost four years ago, his creature, James Bond, is back, resuscitated by British Author Kingsley Amis.* A specialist on 007, as he proved three years ago in the James Bond Dossier, Amis provides a reasonably healthy, if slightly pale, replica. It remains to be seen whether the trans planted heart will function smoothly (and profitably), or whether it will provoke rejection symptoms. The new Bond lacks much of...

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