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Is 007 Losing His Cool? 'Trigger Mortis' Helps Bring Bond Into 21st Century

September 9th, 2015

Episode 240 of 550 episodes

From Bond's smoking habit to the Pussy Galore storyline, there's a lot about the franchise that doesn't fly anymore. In a new Bond novel, writer Anthony Horowitz gives the spy story a modern edge.

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