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In January 1944, the Germans are moving quickly toward the completion of the atomic bomb. An American scientist Karl Anders is sent to infiltrate the project, posing as a famous Swedish physicist. He must find out just how far along the Nazis are, and if possible, sabotage the project. Anders refuses to build an atomic bomb. But he is willing to help destroy one. But first he must convince Heinrich Himmler, a man who is suspicious almost to the point of paranoia.
The review of this Book prepared by Wayne S. Urben








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%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:    -   1930's-1950's Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War-time military intelligence mission?    -   Yes Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   nazis! Search for technology?    -   special bomb Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   Germany

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   physics Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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