James Bond is not a superstitious man, but its hard not to feel unnerved in the presence of Mr. Big. A ruthless Harlem gangster who uses voodoo to control his criminal empire, hes also one of SMERSHs top American operatives. Mr. Big has been smuggling British pirate treasure to New York from a remote Jamaican islandand funneling the proceeds to Moscow. With help from Solitaire, Mr. Bigs beautiful and enigmatic Creole fortune-teller, and his old friend Felix Leiter, 007 must locate the crime lords hideout, sabotage his operation, and reclaim the pirate hoard for England.
From the jazz joints of Harlem to the shark-infested waters of the Florida Everglades, Live and Let Die sends Bond headlong into the exotic.
The text in this edition has been restored by the Fleming family company Ian Fleming Publications, to reflect the work as it was originally published.