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Excellent suspenser in which four world leaders are scheduled to travel by train from Paris to Vienna for a peace summit. Two evil organisations are out to hijack the train and destabilise Europe for the own right-wing and communist interests - who will get to the politicians first? It is up to British secret agents Martel and Tweed, in his first outing, to stop the threat.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   preventing/finding assassin    -   kidnap/rescue Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

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


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France    -   Germany    -   Switzerland Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat    -   sail boat    -   scuba under    -   drowning Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   passenger plane City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   dangerous    -   wealthy Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   dropped from large heights    -   diced    -   run over    -   drowned    -   decapitated    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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