Intimate letters sent by British novelist Ian Fleming, the creator of the James Bond character, to love his life are being auctioned in London in December.
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The couple first met in 1934 and Anne was married, but they married in 1952, the year Fleming wrote his first novel about this fictional spy.
The letters reveal the strength of the relationship between the two, especially before their marriage.
Sotheby's announced that the collection, which runs from December 3 to 10, contains more than 160 messages exchanged by Fleming and Anne, estimated to cost between £22,000 and £300,000.
Gabriel Heaton, a book and manuscript specialist at Sotheby's, said the letters provided an unparalleled record of Fleming's life and career.
The correspondence between the two began when Fleming was in intelligence during World War II, and she covers his time in journalism and his creation of a James Bond character, including the time he spent writing at his home in Jamaica.
Heaton added: 'It is no coincidence that