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In Andy McNab's seventh fictional novel, Nick Stone takes on a job as a minder for Jerry, a newspaper photographer in Baghdad. After the two meet in Sarajevo, Eastern Europe during the war years, they meet in Washington DC. Jerry is after a photograph of an Islamic fundamentalist who is intent on fighting a consumer war rather than a killing war. Nuhanovic, this man, is very elusive, and Jerry expects to find him in Baghdad.
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After encounters with the US Army and terrorists, the two find out that Nuhanovic is back in Eastern Europe - just outside Sarajevo. As the two travel through mountainous terrain, aided by Nuhanovic's men they hold out against terrorists in a cave. As they close in on Nuhanovic, Nick Stone realises something about the man, a man he observed in the Bosnian war, which could change the whole mission...
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   stopping a saboteur/spy Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   arabs and/or muslims

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   British


Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Unusual forms of death    -   crushed Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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