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During WWII, the Nazis have discovered the ultimate chemical weapon. The heroes must not only break into a guarded concentration camp, they must destroy all those in it - both captors and prisoners. The plot twists around the betrayals of not only the enemy, but the English against the Americans and one protaganist against the other, one a sensitive doctor/scientist, the other a committed zionist.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster War Thriller    -   Yes Specific to    -   WW II Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Escape/rescue behind enemy lines?    -   Yes War-time military intelligence mission?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to torture

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