‘You’re a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond’ : The Elemental Encounters of James Bond . / Funnell, Lisa; Dodds, Klaus-John.

In: International Journal of James Bond Studies , Vol. 1, No. 1, 7, 25.05.2017, p. 1-21.

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‘You’re a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond’ : The Elemental Encounters of James Bond . / Funnell, Lisa; Dodds, Klaus-John.

In: International Journal of James Bond Studies , Vol. 1, No. 1, 7, 25.05.2017, p. 1-21.

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Funnell, L & Dodds, K-J 2017, '‘You’re a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond’: The Elemental Encounters of James Bond ', International Journal of James Bond Studies , vol. 1, no. 1, 7, pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.24877/jbs.9

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Funnell, Lisa ; Dodds, Klaus-John. / ‘You’re a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond’ : The Elemental Encounters of James Bond . In: International Journal of James Bond Studies . 2017 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 1-21.

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