The Woman Who Invented James Bond?
Documentary. Could James Bond have been invented by a woman novelist a full seven years before Ian Fleming published the first Bond book, Casino Royale? Miles Jupp investigates.
He is the most famous spy of all time, a double "O" agent licensed to kill for his country, who has thrilled readers since his debut in 1953. But could James Bond have been invented by another writer a full seven years before Ian Fleming introduced him to the world? Miles Jupp investigates the strange case of Bottome...Phyllis Bottome and asks if she is the woman who invented James Bond.