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Shaken And Stirred: Letters Reveal Ian Fleming's Tempestuous First Love

Posted at 7:41PM Wednesday 26 Mar 2014

It might sound more Fifty Shades of Grey than 007, but a series of letters by a young Ian Fleming to his Austrian lover see the man who would go on to create James Bond detailing how he would like "to hurt you because you have earned it and in order to tame you like a little wild animal".

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