About the book
James Bond and Devil May Care, the Ian Fleming Centenary Novel, 2008.
In the summer of 2006, Sebastian Faulks was approached by the family of the late Ian Fleming and asked if he would write a one-off James Bond novel to mark the centenary of Fleming’s birth.
The book, entitled Devil May Care, was published on 28th May, 2008 and went straight to number one in the UK bestseller lists. It spent a total of 12 weeks in the top ten, including five consecutive weeks at number one. It also entered the US top ten after four days on sale.
It is the fastest selling hardback in Penguin’s history.