“Live and Let Die”: Danish first edition (1958)


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Blodig vej til Jamaica (1958)

Jan Fleming

Danish first edition
Live and Let Die (Jonathan Cape 1954)
Publisher: Grafisk forlag
Translator: Grete Juel Jørgensen
Cover art:
H.M. Schneider

The title of Ian Fleming's second James Bond 007 novel, "Live and Let Die", was translated into Danish as "Blodig vej til Jamaica" (Bloody path to Jamaica). Only the current paperback edition from Rosenkilde & Bahnhof (2014) bears the literal translation which is also the Danish title of EON's film adaptation from 1973.

On the cover of this first edition, the author's name has been danicized into "Jan Fleming".

Later editions:
● Blodig vej til Jamaica ("Lommeromanen" nr. 385, Skrifola 1965)
● Lev og lad dø (Rosenkilde & Bahnhof 2014)

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