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- June 15th 2020
(first published 1953)
- Date of birth: May 28, 1908
- Died: August 12, 1964
- Born: in Mayfair, London, England.
- Description: Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.
Ian Lancaster Fleming was a British author, journalist and Second World War Navy Commander. He was a grandson of the Scottish financier Robert Fleming, who founded the Scottish American Investment Trust and the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co.
Fleming is best remembered for creating the character of James Bond and chronicling his adventures in twelve novels and nine short stories. Additionally, Fleming wrote the children's story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and two non-fiction books.