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An unimportant Soviet sleeper agent (cold war era), manages to create a watch which can controls peoples. He, and his wife, become a hunted by both the CIA and the KGB, throughout America. A very entertaining book, written from the agents, his wifes, and the main CIA agents perspectives.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   method of control Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   40's-50's If magical mental powers:    -   mind control


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to torture scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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