Christopher Hovelle Wood (born 5 November 1935 in London's Lambeth borough) is an English screenwriter and novelist best known for the Confessions series of novels and films which he wrote as 'Timothy Lea'. Under his own name, he adapted two James Bond novels for the screen: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977 with Richard Maibaum) and Moonraker (1979).
14.04.2012 [The Independent] - Other writers to have tackled Bond with the blessing of the Fleming estate include Kingsley Amis, Christopher Wood, John Gardner, Raymond Benson and Charlie Higson. Boyd's novel will be set in 1969 – five years after Fleming's death.
12.04.2012 [Channel 4 News] - Six other authors between Fleming and Boyd have put pen to paper in the name of 007: Kingsley Amis, Christopher Wood, John Gardner, Raymond Benson, Faulks and Deaver. Fast Show star Charlie Higson wrote a series on a young James Bond, and recurring
An Oxford man walks down the street and thinks that he owns it, a Cambridge man walks down the street and doesn't give a toss who owns it. - Wood, Christopher. James Bond, The Spy I Loved. Twenty First Century Publishers Ltd, 2006, pg. 58-59.
20.03.2012 In fact, many consider Christopher Wood's James Bond The Spy Who Loved Me as one of the very best continuation novels. John Gardner's Licence To Kill is a fan favorite as he fit the story into the literary continuity (yes, poor ...