Wednesday, September 16, 2015

James Bond to be edited

The image of a smooth-talking, chain-smoking and sexist James Bond may be a thing of the past as the latest 007 novel gives him a politically-correct makeover.

Author Anthony Horowitz has revealed the new book Trigger Mortis has been amended for modern readers and contains anti-smoking messages and for the first time an ‘outspoken’ gay friend.

Horowitz admitted that while doing so he has had to work carefully to preserve 007’s characters and attitude as created by the spy novel’s first author Ian Fleming, who died in 1964.

As the younger generation begins to frown on Bond’s chauvinistic attitudes and unhealthy lifestyle in the era of political correctness, Fleming has introduced a cast of new characters who will point out the error of his ways.

Included will be messages about smoking causing cancer and women who give the charmer a run for his money as ‘little twists’ have been added to make the story suitable for the modern reader.

For the first time a Bond girl’s storyline will be followed beyond her fleeting experience with 007, with the return of Pussy Galore.

In the book, Galore moves in with Bond in London and together they spend their mornings squabbling.

Horowitz, speaking to radio station RTE, said he was keen to keep the new Bond true to the 1950s creation.

But he added that there was an unavoidable issue with the original plot, because Pussy Galore was cast as a lesbian who cannot help but be overcome with lust for Bond.



Anonymous said...

How very disgusting.

Anonymous said...

No reason to buy a Bond book that's going to preach to me.

Bird of Paradise said...

Just as rediculous as the idiot who played Bond in a movie and was afraid of guns least we forget of Bonds trademark Walthers P-38 or whatever

Anonymous said...

progressives in action. Time to quit making Bond movies and start a new series with a gay spy or a lesso if they want to really be modern.

Anonymous said...

Time Ian Fleming's family pulled the plug on the franchise.

Alpha Skua said...

Anon 11:15. And dress him in colors and riding a bicycle instead of his Astron Martin and with a bubble pipe instead of the trademark Walther P-38

Anonymous said...

I am sure Bond used a Walther PPK.

Anonymous said...

That's not James Bond. An emasculated politically correct ninny isn't worth reading or watching. Create a new spy, but don't call him James Bond. Just retire him and leave him his dignity. Hand the mantle over to Bruce Sissyferd the new 007.