From its foreword, written by MI6's very own chief, M, JAMES BOND: THE SECRET WORLD OF 007 takes readers on a thrill-packed journey through the life and career of the world's most famous secret agent. Every major mission Bond has ever undertaken, from 'Dr. No' to his latest assignment, 'Quantum of Solace', is investigated and explained. Spectacular illustrations and photographs reveal the hidden workings of Bond's cars and gadgets, the labyrinthine lairs and masterplans of villains such as Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Elliott Carver, and Auric Goldfinger, and some of 007's most spectacular chases and battles. The book also explores Bond's busy love life, and his relationships with other key members of MI6, such as M, Q, and Miss Moneypenny. Finally, a reference section gives details of their world-famous movies based on Bond's amazing assignments. Officially endorsed by the Bond film producers, this unique, in-depth approach to Bond's career will bring 007 to life for fans of all ages.