From Russia With Love

from russia with love as a product of the cold war discuss???

this a novel from russia with love wriitten by Ian fleming

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One of the background aspects of the novel was also a central theme: the Cold War. Academic Jeremy Black points out that From Russia, with Love was written and published at a time when tensions between East and West were on the rise and public awareness was high.[1] 1956 saw both the public exposure of an Anglo-American tunnel into East Berlin to intercept Soviet communications, and a popular uprising in Hungary "brutally repressed" by Soviet forces.[1]

As in Casino Royale, the concept of the loss of British power and influence was also present in the novel.[2] With the British Empire in decline, journalist William Cook observed that "Bond pandered to Britain’s inflated and increasingly insecure self-image, flattering us with the fantasy that Britannia could still punch above her weight."[3] In From Russia, with Love, this manifested itself in Bond's conversations with Darko Kerim when he admits in England "we don't show teeth any more – only gums."[4][2]