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Alternate history: The USA got a fascist government during the depression. 30 years later the country is a dictatorship with ghettos, lynchings, slavery and concentration camps. By 1940, the US government is negotiating a pact with Nazi Germany. A British SOE agent is sent in by submarine to assassinate president Charles Lindbergh...
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 40% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   alternate history Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   spying/espionage in enemy territorry    -   deposing an evil leader Repressive society story    -   Yes Repressive because:    -   strict rationing of freedoms/goods Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of sex

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