f THE WELL OF LOST PLOTS
A Thursday Next Novel
In need of a rest, Britain’s Prose-Op spells
a sidekick in an unpublished detective procedural, only to find that a murderer is stalking
Jurisfiction personnel and nobody is safe, least
of all Thursday herself.
Viking 384pp. 0-670-03289-1 $24.95
Available March 2004
Visit www.thursdaynext.com and www.jasperfforde.com.
“By some latent intuition, Fleming was able to peer beyond the Cold War
limitations of mere spy fiction and to anticipate the emerging milieu of the
Colombian cartels, Osama bin Laden, and indeed the Russian Mafia.”
BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY
The runaway bestseller “captures neatly the
way modern women teeter between ‘I am
woman’ independence and a pathetic girlie
desire to be all things to all men.”— The New
York Times Book Review.
Penguin 288 pp. 0-14-028009-X $14.00
Also in Penguin: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason and
Ford Madox Ford
THE FIFTH QUEEN
With an Introduction by A. S. Byatt
“A magnificent bravura piece.”—Graham
Greene. “The best historical romance of this
century.”—Times Literary Supplement. 608 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-118130-3 $12.95
THE GOOD SOLDIER: A Tale of Passion
Ford explores the deceptions of Edward
Ashburnham, an impeccable English gentleman and soldier with an overbearing
ruthlessness in affairs of the heart. 240 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-018081-8 $11.00 f
In this inaugural James Bond adventure, 007
declares war on Le Chiffre, French communist
and paymaster of the Soviet murder organization SMERSH.
Penguin 192 pp. 0-14-200202-X $13.00
f FOR YOUR EYES ONLY
“Mr. Fleming’s licensed assassin is in good form.
Few men can have been able to mix business
with pleasure as successfully as Bond.”—Times
Penguin 188pp. 0-14-200322-0 $13.00
Introduction by Robie Macaulay
“A remarkable work...quite surely, the greatest
modern war novel from a British writer.”—
Malcolm Bradbury. 864 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-118661-5 $19.00
LIVE AND LET DIE
Bond tracks Mr. Big through the jazz joints of
Harlem to the Everglades and on to the
Caribbean. “Containing passages which for
sheer excitement have not been surpassed by
any modern writer of this kind.”— Times
Penguin 240pp. 0-14-200323-9 $13.00
Bond has less than a week to find two stolen
atom bombs hidden among the coral reefs in
the Bahamas. “A highly polished performance,
an ingenious plot and plenty of excitement.”—
Times Literary Supplement.
Penguin 258pp. 0-14-200324-7 $13.00
E. M. Forster
A ROOM WITH A VIEW
With an Introduction and Notes
by Malcolm Bradbury
Forster’s masterful novel is a perceptive examination of class structure and a penetrating
social comedy. 240 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-118329-2 $9.95
At M’s request, Bond sniffs around Moonraker, Britain’s new ICBM-based defense
system, and finds that both project and leader
are not what they appear to be.
Penguin 256pp. 0-14-200206-2 $13.00
f THE SPY WHO LOVED ME
Trying to escape her tangled past, Vivienne
Michel has run away to the American backwoods, winding up at the Dreamy Pines Motor
Court, where a coolly charismatic Englishman
turns up to save her from two hardened killers.
Penguin 208pp. 0-14-200326-3 $13.00
With an Introduction and Notes by David Lodge
The work that established Forster as an important writer and that he himself later called “my
best novel.” 352 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-118213-X $11.00
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
Tiffany Case, a gorgeous devil-may-care
blonde, stands between 007 and the leaders of
a diamond-smuggling ring that stretches from
Africa to London to the United States.
Penguin 240pp. 0-14-200205-4 $13.00
f ON HER MAJESTYS SECRET SERVICE
“One of Bond’s most ominous and chilling
Penguin 336pp. 0-14-200325-5 $13.00
Edited with an Introduction and Notes
by David Leavitt and Mark Mitchell
Includes “The Story of a Panic,” “The Other Side of the
Hedge,” “The Celestial Omnibus,” “Other Kingdom,”
“The Curate’s Friend,” “The Road from Colonus,” “The
Machine Stops,” “The Point of It,” “Mr. Andrews,” “
Co-ordination,” “The Story of the Siren,” and “The
Eternal Moment.” 224 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-118619-4 $14.00
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
Tatiana Romanova, operating for Russia’s
lethal SMERSH organization, lures 007 to
Istanbul with the promise of the top-secret
Spektor cipher machine.
Penguin 272pp. 0-14-200207-0 $13.00
f YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
Bond, a shattered man after the death of his
wife, has gone to pieces as an agent. M.,
unwilling to accept the loss of his best agent,
sends 007 to Japan for one last, near-impossi-ble mission.
Penguin 288pp. 0-14-200327-1 $13.00
Bond travels to the Caribbean to investigate
the mysterious disappearance of a secret service
team and must battle deadly assassins, sexy
femmes fatales, and even a poisonous tarantula.
Penguin 240pp. 0-14-200203-8 $13.00
f THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN
Bond has something to prove and can do it by
killing one of the most deadly freelance hit men
in the world, Paco Pistols Scaramanga in Jamaica.
Penguin 288 pp. 0-14-200328-X $13.00
Available March 2004
COLD COMFORT FARM
First published to great acclaim in 1932, this
witty parody mocks the melodrama, earthy
sensuality, and use of symbolism found in the
works of Hardy, Lawrence, and other popular
“country-life” novels of the period. 240 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-018869-X $13.00
Bond faces his most formidable enemy, Auric
Goldfinger, an evil genius who likes his cash
in gold bars and his women dressed only in
Penguin 272pp. 0-14-200204-6 $13.00
f OCTOPUSSY and THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS
Gathers four stories, including the little-known
007 in New York, in which Bond savors martinis
at the Plaza and the anonymity of the Central
Park Zoo for a secret rendezvous.
Penguin 304pp. 0-14-200329-8 $13.00
Available March 2004