In the mid-1960s, when Playboy was serializing the adventures of the world’s most famous superspy, they interspersed them with the rollicking adventures of Israel’s most hilarious weapon, Israel Bond. After the book editions of what the Chicago Tribune called “probably the funniest secret agent parodies ever written” had sold over a million copies, they were allowed to fall out of print. Decades later, all four books in the Israel Bond series are now back in new editions!
Sure, you know about chicken soup, but do you know about a souped-up chicken?
Jonathan Segal Chicken was just another piece of kosher poultry, but he decided he wanted something more. He wanted to fly, and fly he did, on adventures that take him out into the world… and beyond.
This classic parody from the 1970s is now available again in this newly redesigned edition.
“It is a witty and bitchy book, which amply repays the time and trouble which were once taken with its more serious and less significant forbear.” – The Spectator (UK)