James Bond: New novel will be called Solo and star a middle-aged 007 on an "unauthorised mission"

Revealed: New James Bond novel will be called Solo and star a middle-aged 007 on an 'self-appointed mission' New book Solo will follow Bond as a 45-year-old in 1969Bond goes on 'self-appointed mission' during Cold WarSolo will be published in Britain on 26 September By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 18:12 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 15 April 2013 The latest James Bond novel will be called Solo, its author William Boyd revealed today. Following the record-breaking success of Bond film Skyfall at the box office last year, Solo is hotly-anticipated as a follow-up to Bond creator Ian Fleming's bestselling books. Blockbuster: Last year's Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, topped $1billion at the global box office showing Bond's enduring popularity Britain's most famous secret agent will travel across Africa, America and Europe as middle-aged man of 45