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Tired of his job as a – regular - pest exterminator, Bob Dillon, quits to go freelance and implement pest control the natural way with his army of home-bred Assassin-bugs. He advertises his services as The Exterminator. Unfortunately, Bob is mistaken for a hit-man and is offered contract work, which is in conflict with some real hit-men who reckon him to be unwelcome competition. This is only the start of Bob's problems, since he also comes under the scrutiny of the CIA anxious to discover the identity of The Exterminator, and his Assassin-bugs aren't really the answer he'd been hoping for. Poor old Bob…
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Story partially from villain's perspective Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France    -   Italy    -   Switzerland City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   scientific labs    -   sewers/subways

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   biology/medical Unusual forms of death    -   eaten    -   biohazard/virus    -   perforation--bullets Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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