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Author Mathews concocts a fictional thriller set at a real time in history involving Ian Fleming later author of 007 novels It takes place during the middle astern conference between Churchill Roosevelt and Stalin in their debates and decision making in how to destroy Hitler s forces via D Day Fleming a member the British Naval Intelligence unit was actually involved in the planning of this conference but was not present and was laid up with an illness but Mathews weaves a tale of his being made aware of a plot by a mysterious shadow of made aware of a plot by a mysterious shadow of Nazi spy who has infiltrated the conference under the guise of one of the trusted people present The aim of THE FENCER is to kill all the three leaders If you are a fan of James Bond whether via books or movies you will be interested in how she incorporates the many aspects of Fleming s creation into the story including the origins of many of the Bond adventures via martinis women villain ideas and many aspects of 007 s nasty confrontations Dance Real Slow especially one in CASINO ROYALE And I was surprised to learn that SMERSH was real A good summer read of history learned and fictional mysteries solved Ian Fleming is best known for creating one of literature s mostxciting characters But where did he come up with ideas for such a man A man confident and capable of taking on the toughest challenges Not many know Fleming s background As a child he proved to be something of a rebel He moved around from school to school because he failed to fit in His fluency in German French and Russian made him invaluable to certain people and by the time WW2 came along Fleming had traveled from Moscow to Paris Berlin and back to England He was a shoe in for Naval Intelligence work And one particular assignment which would change the course of the War proved his most undaunting challengeCairo Egypt November 1943President Roosevelt meets Prime Minister Churchill To Celebrate Thanksgiving And Minister Churchill to celebrate Thanksgiving and for their journey to Tehran where they will meet Marshal Stalin to discuss Operation Overlord the invasion of Western Europe Hitler learns of the Big Three meeting from his most trusted spy codenamed Fencer It is believed this man or woman was responsible for some of the most impossible missions which saved Nazi Germany from military disaster Where and how the Fencer gets information is as much a mystery as the Fencer s identifyWhen Fleming arrives in Cairo he is joined by a childhood friend a Yank with whom he shares information about the Fencer and his communiues to Berlin in real time It becomes apparent to Fleming the Fencer has been assigned to assassinate the. November 1943 Weary of his deskbound status in the Royal Navy intelligence officer Ian Fleming spends his spare time spinning stories in his head that are much xciting than his ,


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L the broad historical vents depicted in this book are ntirely consistent with the facts It s the plot that is fully imaginedIan Fleming was in fact assistant to the "Head Of British Naval Intelligence "of British Naval Intelligence was the inventive author of some of the most dramatic deceptions mounted by the Allies He held the rank of Commander As indicated in the book he was the son of a wealthy Member of Parliament who died on the Western Front in 1917 He was in fact ducated at Eton and Sandhurst The James Bond series of spy novels Fleming wrote after the war were based in large Part On His Experience As on his xperience as master of the craft Much of the rest is fictionToo Bad to Die recounts the vents of seven days late in November 1943 Roosevelt and Churchill both ailing old men have flown to Cairo with the ostensible purpose of reaching a joint strategy to deal with Stalin a few days hence at a fateful conference in Tehran Mathews is a careful student of history because the dialogue involving these larger than life figures is ntirely credible and their circumstances and the state of their health are all grounded in factThe conceit around which Mathews builds her tale is that Ian Fleming departs from his desk job to tangle with a Nazi master spy who threatens to assassinate the Big Three leaders There s not a lot of mystery around the identity of the master spy ven if Fleming is in the dark but the unfolding PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition events make for a thoroughlynjoyable story Having read and Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography enjoyed Mathews previous historical thriller Jack 1939 I looked forward to reading Too Bad to Die and I was not disappointed I was hooked in the prologue when I learned the origin of the book title Too Bad to Die is anxcellent blend of history literature and cinema as it gives us the background of Ian Fleming the creator of James Bond and the importance of the meeting between Roosevelt Churchill and Stalin Mathews research blends seamlessly into her narrative Her portraits of the world leaders are at once informative and familiar By sharing scenes from his boyhood we can also read and smile and trace the beginnings of one of literature s most famous characters While the book satisfies on both history and mystery levels it also delivers with a good solid pace and xciting action seuences although a scene of torture towards the nd of the book may make some readers uncomfortable My radar must be in fine shape because I did find the identity of the super spykiller a bit too asy to guess but there s a lot to this book than whodunnit If you re a fan of well researched high octane historical thrillers Too Bad to Die is too good to miss. Is tipped off that Hitler's top assassin has infiltrated the conference Seizing his chance to play a part in a real life action story Fleming goes undercover to stop the Nazi kill. Big Three at the Tehran Conference thus saving Hitler from military disaster and from having to fight a two front war But how does Fleming get the Big Three to hear his story Will they believe himFleming ver the dashing intelligence officer who knows how to romance women drink play cards and pursue an lusive nemy finds himself with his back to the wall Although he is certain something dangerous is brewing no one will listen or believe his story And so he thus The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl embarks on a journey to seek and destroy the Fencer But the Fencer appears to knowvery move How is this he wonders unless the fencer is possible he wonders Unless the Fencer is to him than he thoughtWith help from an unlikely heroine and a wily PolishJewish pilot Ian Fleming finds himself on the most Exile and Pilgrim exciting and dangerous mission of his life One that is for the books so to speakI found this copy an unproofeddition in an Amvets thrift shop and liked the cover and title After reading what it was about I was hooked The author has done her research about Fleming and her characters both fictional and real in this story make for a good read I like her clich s with Fleming toying around about the idea of writing spy novels when the war is over and coming up with the right name for his character not to mention an all too tasty drink shaken not stirred I ve studied a bit of Fleming s military career and found him to be a bit xciting than some might have believed The time and place where the Big Three met did in fact occur and Hitler most likely did reuest a feasibility plan on assassination This story might well be true Whether it is or not you ll be hooked It has a blend of action history romance suspense and thriller Keep on reading this would have been a 5 star book xcept for the fact that I figured out who the bad guy was before the half way mark of the book I hate that Imagine an Hannah Montana: The Movie espionage novel starring Ian Fleming Winston Churchill Franklin Delano Roosevelt Alan Turing Josef Stalin Lavrenti Beria Churchill s daughter and daughter in law one of Roosevelt s sons and a passel of other recognizable characters thrown together at a fateful time in 1943 Oh and you might add James Bond to the mixIn this delightfully wicked novel American crime andspionage writer Francine Mathews builds on known facts about the high powered people who figure in the story and imagines them as they might have reacted to a Nazi assassination plot directed against Roosevelt Churchill and Stalin The tale is set in Cairo and Tehran where the leaders of the three Allies came together to set the strategy for the invasion of Nazi Europe As best I can tel. Wn lifeuntil the critical Tehran Conference when Winston Churchill Franklin Roosevelt and Josef Stalin meet to finalize the D Day invasion With the Big Three in one place Fleming.