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For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming

Published April 22, 2021

For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming

I really liked this, James Bond works well in the short story format, potentially because there’s no time for all the in depth explanations of card games and golf courses. Bond’s interactions with women seemed a little better in this collection of stories too - he’s still the man that he is in the time he was written, but perhaps making a tiny step forward.

Kiss Kiss by Roald Dahl

Published May 25, 2020

Kiss Kiss by Roald Dahl

I’ve read this before in a variety of formats but realised I hadn’t reviewed it, so I quickly dug out the audiobook and whipped through it again. I love these Roald Dahl short stories – they’re all so clever, although they don’t all do it for me.