Octopussy & The Living Daylights
TV & FILM ADVENTURE
Text adaptation by Nick Bullard
CEFR A2 — B1
Word count 8,319
‘Good afternoon, Octopussy,’ said Major Dexter Smythe to the octopus. Smythe lives in Jamaica. But years earlier, he took someone’s life for gold, and now James Bond wants the full story. What can the major do?
‘It’s not a nice job, but someone has to do it,’ said M. 272, a British spy, is leaving East Berlin for the West. The Russians want
to shoot him at the border. 007’s job is to kill the Russian sniper. Then a beautiful cellist arrives. Do Bond’s plans change?
Two great James Bond stories in one book!