William Boyd - Solo s James Bond keeps his bad habits

Friday, 27 September 2013 - 13:02


James Bond retains his "bad habits" in his latest literary outing, according to its author William Boyd.

Set in 1969, Boyds novel Solo sees Ian Flemings spy sent on a mission to halt a civil war in West Africa.

The book, launched earlier at London is published in the UK today and the US on 8th October.

Boyd said he first encountered Bond in the novel From Russia With Love while at prep school in the north of Scotland.

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