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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. this would have been a 5 star book except for the fact that I figured out who the bad guy was before the half way mark of the book I hate that

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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. I ve lost count of how many novels I ve read over the years that fictionalize author Ian Fleming s involvement in Naval Intelligence in World War II In each case known history speculative biography and obvious literary invention meet Most yarns by the likes of Damian Stevenson and Aaron Cooley seek to present foreshadowings of what Fleming would write in his James Bond books The imaginations of such writers are usually uite fanciful with Fleming being the action figure than he actually was I can t recall any previous work uite as literate as Francine Mathews To Bad to die which weaves flashbacks from Fleming s childhood into his investigation into a Nazi plot to assassinate Churchill Roosevelt and Stalin at their November 1943 conference in Tehran to plan out the Normandy invasion Very convincingly Mathews sketches many portraits of important historical figures from the Big Three to their entourages and family members code breaker Allan Turing broadcaster Edward R Morrow Chinese leader Chiang Kai Shek and US ambassador to Great Britain Averell HarrimanAlthough little of this story happened or could have happened in 1943 Mathews is especially believable creating the milieu in which all these figures walked notably using vocabulary and terms of English schoolboys when Fleming was young Hints of the Bond books to come include references to martinis shaken not stirred a voice inside Fleming s head giving him the alter ego of 007 a false passport giving Commander Fleming the fake name of James Bond and a torture scene is clearly meant to seem the inspiration for a very similar situation in 1953 s Casino Royale The death of Fleming s father during World War I is offered as the psychological motivation for Fleming s spinning out fantastic yarns In short Mathews digs deeper than many other writers to give readers than a hot and fast page turner Obviously Bond fans World War II buffs and lovers of espionage yarns in general are a perfect audience for Too Bad to Die Aficionados of suspense and mystery stories should find much to appreciate from Francine Mathews descriptive tale even if few readers will miss the obvious clues that reveal who the main villain is long before he levels a pistol at Fleming Still I can t help but think the actual creator of James Bond would approve of this oneThis review first appeared at BookPleasurescom on Oct 29 2016 Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide undercover to stop the Nazi kill. I ve lost count of how many novels I ve read over the years that fictionalize author Ian Fleming s involvement in Naval Intelligence in World War II In each case known history speculative biography and obvious literary invention meet Most yarns by the likes of Damian Stevenson and Aaron Cooley seek to present foreshadowings of what Fleming would write in his James Bond books The imaginations of such writers are The White Nights of Ramadan usually The Black Ice Score (Parker, uite as literate as Francine Mathews To Bad to die which weaves flashbacks from Fleming s childhood into his investigation into a Nazi plot to assassinate Churchill Roosevelt and Stalin at their November 1943 conference in Tehran to plan out the Normandy invasion Very convincingly Mathews sketches many portraits of important historical figures from the Big Three to their entourages and family members code breaker Allan Turing broadcaster Edward R Morrow Chinese leader Chiang Kai Shek and US ambassador to Great Britain Averell HarrimanAlthough little of this story happened or could have happened in 1943 Mathews is especially believable creating the milieu in which all these figures walked notably The Black Painting using vocabulary and terms of English schoolboys when Fleming was young Hints of the Bond books to come include references to martinis shaken not stirred a voice inside Fleming s head giving him the alter ego of 007 a false passport giving Commander Fleming the fake name of James Bond and a torture scene is clearly meant to seem the inspiration for a very similar situation in 1953 s Casino Royale The death of Fleming s father during World War I is offered as the psychological motivation for Fleming s spinning out fantastic yarns In short Mathews digs deeper than many other writers to give readers than a hot and fast page turner Obviously Bond fans World War II buffs and lovers of espionage yarns in general are a perfect audience for Too Bad to Die Aficionados of suspense and mystery stories should find much to appreciate from Francine Mathews descriptive tale even if few readers will miss the obvious clues that reveal who the main villain is long before he levels a pistol at Fleming Still I can t help but think the actual creator of James Bond would approve of this oneThis review first appeared at BookPleasurescom on Oct 29 2016

Francine Mathews à 6 review

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 exciting than his o. This book was not my thing but I needed it for a book challenge I listened to the audio and it took me 4 days to get through it when it only reuired one afternoon I thought the story was creative and well thought out but the narrative style was my least favorite when listening to audios It felt a little to clinical for my tastes I wanted than what things looked likeI wanted what it felt like and what the thoughts were I could see the characters but couldn t feel them I did like the way the author pulled it all in at the ending so 2 stars


10 thoughts on “Too Bad to DieA Novel

  1. says:

    Too Bad To Die wouldn't Lee Child have loved that title? is so brisk and light on its feet that you’ll be sucked right in to this whirling plot involving British Naval Intelligence Officer Ian Fleming and the Tehran Conference of 1943Told with fast shifting points of view and a library’s worth of savory historical d

  2. says:

    Having read and enjoyed Mathews' previous historical thriller Jack 1939 I looked forward to reading Too Bad to Die and I wa

  3. says:

    This book was not my 'thing' but I needed it for a book challenge I listened to the audio and it took me 4 days to get through it when it only reuired one afternoon I thought the story was creative and well thought out bu

  4. says:

    Imagine an 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

  5. says:

    TOO BAD TO DIEFrancine MathewsTOO BAD TO DIE is a wonderful historical thriller that features British Navel Intelligence officer Ian Fleming who prevents a Nazi plot trying to assassinate Franklin Delano Roosevelt Winston Churchill and Stalin In November 1943 the big three meet at the Tehran Conference and Fleming learns Hitler’

  6. says:

    this would have been a 5 star book except for the fact that I figured out who the bad guy was before the half way mark of

  7. says:

    So you've read the book description and you know the basics Ian Fleming Royal Navy intelligence officer and later creator of Agent 00

  8. says:

    Ian Fleming is best known for creating one of literature's most exciting 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 f

  9. says:

    I’ve lost count of how many novels I’ve read over the years that fictionalize author Ian Fleming’s involvement in Naval Intelligence in World War II In each case known history speculative biography and obvious literary invention meet Most yarns by the likes of Damian Stevenson and Aaron Cooley seek to present foreshadowings of

  10. says:

    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 eastern 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 prese

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