Moon rake: S&M couldn’t whip Ian Fleming’s marriage into ...

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Moon rake: S&M couldn’t whip Ian Fleming’s marriage into shape

Letters reveals how Bond creator’s wife complained she was the only person he wasn’t sleeping with

Anita Singh

Rumour has it that 007 is a married man in the new James Bond film. If his creator’s own life is anything to go by, don’t expect him to be a faithful husband.

A trove of letters between the author Ian Fleming and his wife, Ann, reveals how their passionate relationship fizzled out after they were married.

“You mention ‘bad old bachelor days’ – the only person you stopped sleeping with when they ceased was me!” Ann complained...

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