Moonraker Book Summary and Study Guide

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James Bond of MI6 must assists his boss in nailing a cheat at Blade's, an exclusive card game club. The cheat is one Hugo Drax and he has just given a gift to the British Government. One worth millions of pounds: a spacerocket named The Moonraker. Bond begins to worry: if Drax cheats at cards then what else does he cheat at? Perhaps there is more to the Moonraker than meets the eye...
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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% Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage    -   preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Search for technology?    -   special bomb

Main Character

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


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   falling off Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship    -   submarining City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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