On Her Majesty's Secret Service by Ian Fleming

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

James Bond (Original Series) #11

Ian Fleming with David Tennant

8 hours, 6 minutes first pub 1963 (editions) user-added

fiction thriller adventurous mysterious fast-paced


A Lancia Spyder with its hood down tore past him, cut in cheekily across his bonnet and pulled away, the sexy boom of its twin exhausts echoing back at him. It was a girl driving, a girl with a shocking pink scarf tied round her hair. And if there...

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Community Reviews Summary of 569 reviews


adventurous 88%
tense 40%
mysterious 36%
sad 24%
dark 20%
emotional 16%
lighthearted 12%
challenging 4%


fast 56%
medium 40%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 68% | A mix: 31%

Strong character development?

Yes: 42% | No: 36% | It's complicated: 21%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 38% | No: 38% | Yes: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 31% | Yes: 26%

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