Bound in blocked cloth Full-page colour illustrations by Fay Dalton Pictorial slipcase 9˝ x 6¼˝
Auric Goldfinger is a man obsessed with hoarding, trading and stealing gold for years. He now operates as a money man for SMERSH, the Soviet counter-intelligence agency. Bond is assigned the mission, and although he is initially startled by Goldfinger’s greed and ingenuity, he is confident of the man’s downfall. However, when a glamorous blonde turns up dead, suffocated under a layer of gold paint, Bond begins to realise that Goldfinger’s ambitions are truly extraordinary – commanding a host of the most violent gangs in America, he intends to murder 60,000 people and empty Fort Knox.