The Thrilling Life of Sidney Reilly - the Real James Bond

The Thrilling Life of Sidney Reilly - the Real James Bond

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In 1953, Ian Fleming shared with a a friend that he felt inspired to create the character James Bond after having read about the life of Sidney Reilly.

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