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Ian Fleming wrote a series of novels between the early 1950s and early 1960s featuring a British secret agent, James Bond.Bond is a suave connoisseur of luxury, a world traveler, ruthless killer, skilled wielder of weaponry, rakish womanizer, and virtually indestructible force for the defense of Western society in his various confrontations with, among others, agents for the Soviet Union and SPECTRE, a fictional criminal organization.Telling stories of otherworldly creatures in fantastic settings allowed greater freedom to comment on the contemporary scene.Notable among these stories is Invasion of the Body Snatchers, a novel by Jack Finney later turned into a film directed by Don Siegel in 1956.
Told from Learmas's point of view as he uncovers the multiple layers of deception, the story highlights the nihilistic absurdity of the spy universe, where nothing and no one can be trusted.
In later years, Cold War cinema and fiction became more nuanced and addressed a wider range of themes, tackling such issues as American militarism and institutional corruption, sometimes through satire.
In the final years of the Cold War, the imaginative literature of the period tended to reflect America's own growing sense of triumph.
The feverish hunt for internal traitors working for external enemies led to the Communist "witch hunts" of the 1950s.
This social phenomenon was reflected most dramatically by science-fiction narratives.