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Ian Fleming Biography Book

The Real Reason Ian Fleming Wrote 'Casino Royale'

Andrew Lycett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Andrew Lycett

Driven by a desire to impress his wife and by fraternal competitiveness, Ian settled down in Goldeneye to write "Casino Royale." The fictional venue in Northern France and the gambling ambience reflected his pre-war days as a playboy bachelor.