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Fleming’s own biographers, Richard Deacon, John Pearson, and Andrew Lycett, have all drawn strong parallels with the author, who conducted many affairs and continued to do so even after he reluctantly 14 • BOOTHROYD, GEOFFREY married Ann Rothermere in 1952, shortly before the birth of their son Caspar. His own life contained many of Bond’s qualities and personality traits, such as his love of Kitzbühel, Jamaica, playing cards, smoking, language skills, and, above all, risk-taking. See also CHALMERS, MARK; DELACROIX, MONIQUE; DENNYS, RODNEY; PONSONBY, LEOLIA.
BRITISH SECURITY COORDINATION (BSC). Established and registered in 1941 as the umbrella organization for the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) station in New York, BSC was headed by a diminutive Canadian businessman, William Stephenson, who had been appointed passport control officer in July 1940. He moved his office from Wall Street to the 36th floor of Rockefeller Center on 16 • BROADWAY BUILDINGS Fifth Avenue, an address that would become famous when one of his subordinates, Harford Montgomery Hyde, wrote his 1962 biography, Room 3603.
Edgar Hoover, and in Latin America, and coordinated the work of Imperial Censorship, MI5’s Defence Security Officers, and Contraband Control in Bermuda and the Caribbean. All these activities were, of course, secret, although Fleming knew about them from his own experience, and doubtless from his old friend Ivar Bryce.