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Michael Gallatin is one of Britian's premier spies and his talents have never been in greater demand now that Hitler is invading neighbornig countries and threatening to start a war. Little does the British Intelligence Agency or anyone else know why Micahel is so successful... he's a werewolf. Written in Archival Time (chapters bouncing back and forth between different years and characters), the reader learns of how Michael came to be a werewolf, how he grew in the deep forests of Russia, and why he's the one person who could shake the very foundations of Russia's empire. The Wolf's Hour is an involving work deserving of McCammon's name, and will keep any reader interested with its mix of espionage, romance, and finally, redemption.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 40%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   spying/espionage in enemy territorry Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   werewolves Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   magical being Profession/status:    -   spy If magical mental powers:    -   can change shapes    -   can talk to animals    -   super strength    -   can read emotions


Terrain    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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