Works about Ian Fleming

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1908/05/28 Ian Lancaster Fleming is born at 27 Green Street in the London district of Mayfair to Evelyn and Valentine Fleming, the Member of Parliament for Henley. Born Mayfair
1909/00/00 As an infant Ian Fleming briefly lives, with his family, at Braziers Park in Oxfordshire. Home Braziers Park House Ipsden
1934/00/00 Ian Fleming moves to 22b Ebury Street, London. he will live here until 1945. Home 22, 22A, 22B And 22D, Ebury Street W1 London
1953/03/00 Fleming writes "Live and Let Die" at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica. It is the first reference to the ingredients in James Bond's preferred martini: six parts vodka, one part vermouth, served from a cocktail shaker. Author Live and Let Die (book) Martini
1953/04/13 With the publishing of "Casino Royale", James Bond and Ian Fleming invent the Vesper cocktail. Author Casino Royale (book) Vesper (cocktail)
1954/04/05 "Live and Let Die" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author Live and Let Die (book)
1955/01/00 January and February, Fleming writes "Diamonds Are Forever" at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica. Author Diamonds Are Forever (book) Jamaica
1955/04/00 "Moonraker" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author Moonraker (book)
1955/09/00 When researching for "From Russia With Love", Ian Fleming takes "The Mask of Dimitrios" with him to Istanbul. Life The Mask of Dimitrios
1955/09/05 Attending an Interpol conference as a member of Scotland Yard's delegation, Ian Fleming stays at the Istanbul Hilton, "the most fabulous modern hotel in Europe." Life
1955/09/06 Ian Fleming witnesses the "Events of September 6-7." From evening until the early hours of the following morning Turkish mobs terrorize Greek, Armenian and Jewish minority communities in Istanbul and Izmir. The Greek death toll was between 15 and 37. Life Istanbul Turkiye
1955/09/15 Ian Fleming takes the Orient Express from Istanbul. Life From Russia, with Love (book)
1956/03/00 In early 1956, Ian Fleming writes "From Russia, with Love" at his estate, Goldeneye, in Jamaica. Author From Russia, with Love (book) Jamaica
1956/03/26 "Diamonds Are Forever" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author Diamonds Are Forever (book)
1957/03/00 Ian Fleming writes "Dr No" in early 1957 at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica. James Bond "orders a medium Vodka dry Martini - with a slice of lemon peel. Shaken and not stirred please. I would prefer Russian or Polish vodka." Author Dr No (book) Martini
1957/04/08 "From Russia, with Love" is published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape. Author From Russia, with Love (book)
1957/11/00 "The Diamond Smugglers" is published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape. Author The Diamond Smugglers (nonfiction)
1958/03/31 "Dr No" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author Dr No (book)
1958/04/00 After a 24 hour flight to Bombay followed by a slow boat trip, Fleming arrives in the Seychelles. While on the island of Mahe he stays at The Northolme Hotel along Beau Vallon Beach. Work The Hildebrand Rarity (short story) Seychelles
1958/04/00 Ian Fleming visits Vallee de Mai whose trees bore fruit and flower of 'grotesque impudicity' (lack of modesty). Life Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve Seychelles
1958/04/00 As a contributor to The Sunday Times, Flemming reports on a 120,000,000 GBP treasure hunt. The story will be published 'Treasure Hunt in Eden'. Work Seychelles
1958/05/00 Toward the end of their stay, Ian gives Anne a copy of Thomas Mann's 'Death in Venice'. "Once I had read it I understood for the first time the sad nostalgic beauty and realized that this was how Ian saw the city and why he loved it." Anne Life Death in Venice (book)
1959/03/00 "Goldfinger" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author Goldfinger (book)
1959/05/01 "Quantum of Solace" by Ian Fleming is published in Cosmopolitan. Author Quantum of Solace (short story)
1959/09/21 "From a View to a Kill" is serialized as "James Bond and the Murder Before Breakfast" in the Daily Express. Author From a View to a Kill (short story)
1960/04/11 "For Your Eyes Only" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author For Your Eyes Only (mezzobula)
1961/03/00 "Thunderball" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author Thunderball (book)
1962/02/04 Fleming's "The Living Daylights" is published in The Sunday Times colour supplement under the title of "Berlin Escape". Author The Living Daylights (short story)
1962/04/00 "The Spy Who Loved Me" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author The Spy Who Loved Me (book)
1963/04/00 "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author On Her Majesty's Secret Service (book)
1964/00/00 James Bond novels by Ian Fleming account for most of publisher Jonathan Cape Ltd's profit. Author
1964/03/00 "You Only Live Twice" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author You Only Live Twice (book)
1964/08/12 Ian Fleming dies in the early morning of his son Caspar's 12th birthday. His last words were an apology to the ambulance drivers: "I am sorry to trouble you chaps. I don't know how you get along so fast with the traffic on the roads these days." Died
1964/09/17 "Goldfinger" makes its world premiere in London, England. It's the first time James Bond says the words: "A Martini. Shaken, not stirred." Novelist Goldfinger (film) Martini
1964/10/22 "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" is published in 3 volumes by Jonathan Cape. Author Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (kids book)
1965/04/00 "The Man with the Golden Gun" is published by Jonathan Cape. Author The Man with the Golden Gun (book)

26 Creative Works by Ian Fleming »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Casino Royale (book) Author Novel 1953/04/13
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Live and Let Die (book) Author Novel 1954/04/05
Moonraker (book) Author Novel 1955/04/00
Diamonds Are Forever (book) Author Novel 1956/03/26
From Russia, with Love (book) Author Novel 1957/04/08
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The Diamond Smugglers (nonfiction) Author Verfabula 1957/11/00
Dr No (book) Author Novel 1958/03/31
Goldfinger (book) Author Novel 1959/03/00
Quantum of Solace (short story) Author Short Story 1959/05/01
From a View to a Kill (short story) Author Short Story 1959/09/21
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Hildebrand Rarity (short story) Author Short Story 1960/03/00
For Your Eyes Only (mezzobula) Author Mezzobula 1960/04/11
Risico (short story) Author Short Story 1960/04/11
For Your Eyes Only (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1960/04/11
Thunderball (book) Author Novel 1961/03/00
The Living Daylights (short story) Author Short Story 1962/02/04
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Spy Who Loved Me (book) Author Novel 1962/04/00
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (book) Author Novel 1963/04/00
007 in New York (short story) Author Short Story 1963/10/00
The Property of a Lady (short story) Author Short Story 1963/11/00
Thrilling Cities (travel articles) Author Travelogue 1963/11/00
You Only Live Twice (book) Author Novel 1964/03/00
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (kids book) Author Book 1964/10/22
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
The Man with the Golden Gun (book) Author Novel 1965/04/00
Octopussy (short story) Author Short Story 1965/10/04
Octopussy and The Living Daylights (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1966/06/23

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