The Quantum of Solace is probably best known as the second in the rebooted series of James Bond movies beginning with that first Ian Fleming novel, Casino Royale and ending most recently with Skyfall.
But, the title Quantum of Solace was originally connected with a Fleming story published in the collection of short stories, For Your Eyes Only. Like a few of the Bond flicks, the film Quantum of Solace and the story of the same name have nothing to do with one another.
The film is an action-packed romp around the world. The short story centers on travel, but in an altogether different and more subtle vein, taking place in a different time. [Read more…]