Ian Lancaster Fleming was a British author, journalist and Naval Intelligence
Officer. He is best remembered for creating the fictional British spy James Bond
and for a series of twelve novels and nine short stories about the character,
which are one of the best-selling series of related novels of all time having sold
over 100 million copies worldwide. This year, Fleming became the world’s first
English-speaking writer to have an International Airport named in his honor. The
airport, Ian Fleming International Airport, near Oracabessa, Jamaica was opened
on January 12th.