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As a Colonel in the RAF, Tarzan ("John Clayton") joins a reconnaisance flight in an American WWII bomber. The crew has mixed feelings about being joined by a Brit. The plane is shot down over Japanese-controlled Sumatra. The eyes of the doubters are opened as Tarzan's exploits are seen. Very clever, humorous dialog, excellent plot in a truly historical setting, WWII Malaysia. Highly enjoyable read.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   alternate history Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   rescue mission/escape from confinement War or Invasion    -   Yes Major kinds of combat:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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