The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax Book Summary and Study Guide

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Mrs. Pollifax is sent to Turkey to deliver money and a passport to a defecting spy. Despite making contact with the spy, things take a dangerous turn for Mrs. Pollifax. She is kidnapped along with the spy and some friends she has met along the way. Now, with the help of Gypsies, the small group must find a way to spirit the defector out of Turkey.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1960's-1970's Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   kidnap/rescue Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   60's-90's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Turkey

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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