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Brandon Schofield, a washed-out CIA field agent, must join forces with Vasili Taleniekov, the former KGB director who murdered Schofield's wife some time back, to probe and destroy from within a Corsican brotherhood known as the Matarese, who are intent on world domination through corruption and anarchy. As the pair take on the Matarese, will personal hatreds rule the day?
The review of this Book prepared by Nick Warren








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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 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   generic terrorists

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France    -   Italy    -   Russia Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   stranded    -   on vacation City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, dangerous (like New York)    -   dangerous    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   poisoning    -   dropped from large heights    -   run over    -   flamed    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals)    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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