Charlie Higson is a well-known British comedy writer, producer, and actor,
particularly well known for writing and performing on the hit 1990s comedy
The Fast Show. His novels include the Young Bond series and four blackly
humorous novels for adults: Getting Rid of Mister Kitchen (1996), Full
Happy Now (1993), and King of the Ants (1992).
The Young Bond series to date:
1. Silverfin (2005)
2. Blood Fever (2006, January in UK, June in USA).
Interesting link: Ian Fleming's impression of James Bond, drawn by an unknown artist (it would seem that out of all the movie Bonds, Pierce Brosnan is the closest to what Fleming envisaged.
By the way, did you know there's a new Bond movie, Casino Royale, with a new Bond, coming this Fall?
Casino Royale was the first of Fleming's books and was made into a spoof in 1967 but, until now, has never been made into a serious movie (not that 'serious' is perhaps the best way to describe any Bond movie!)
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