|Plot Summary of The Eleventh Commandment|
Assassian Connor Fritzgerald works under the umbrella of the CIA. His family and friends don't know of his double life, so when days before he's due to retire he goes on "One Last Business Trip" which goes wrong, his family is inadvertantly thrown into questioning what he really does do for a living. At the same time, Connor is being sent on a bogus mission, set up by the director of the CIA, presumably with the permission of the White House. In actually, it's a ploy to eliminate Connor, who has, in the Director's view, become a threat to her job.
This synopsis report prepared by J. Ellsworth
Connor Fitzgerald is employed by the CIA to kill presidential candidates in other countries who don't like the US. The director of the CIA has given the orders for this killings without presidential permission. Now she wants to avoid responsibility by disposing of Fitzgerald. She sents him to Russia to kill the next presidential candidate and tips off the russian police. Sitting in a cell awaiting his execution he realizes that he has been betrayed. Only the help of an extraordinary friend and the russian mafia can rescue him from prison. But there are conditions he has to fulfill if he doesn't want his wife and daughter killed.
All in all a suspenseful thriller with a surprising ending.
This synopsis report prepared by Anne
|Chapter Analysis of The Eleventh Commandment|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:
- preventing/finding assassin
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- evil subgroup in own govt
- Mid-Atlantic states
The Americas (not US):
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
Use our site!
Search for your favorite town
Trade Links with Us!
Most recent discussions:
General Book Talk
Book writing discussion
Off-topic message board
West Side Story
Aline Countess of Romanones
Mark C. Ross
David R. Palmer
Graham D. Watson
More message boards
Our Chief Librarian