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When Eight Bells Toll Book Review Summary

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British secret agent Phillip Calvert battles modern-day pirates as searches for hijacked bullion ships in the Scottish Highlands.

He is aided (and hindered) in his quest by fellow secret agent Hunslett, aging spymaster Uncle Arthur and former actress Charlotte Skouros. But his requests for help from the local community are constantly thwarted. What is the secret the citizens of Torbay are hiding, and what has it to do with a Greek shipping tycoon and his mysterious associates.

British secret agent Phillip Calvert battles modern-day pirates as searches for hijacked bullion ships in the Scottish Highlands.

He is aided (and hindered) in his quest by fellow secret agent Hunslett, aging spymaster Uncle Arthur and former actress Charlotte Skouros. But his requests for help from the local community are constantly thwarted. What is the secret the citizens of Torbay are hiding, and what has it to do with a Greek shipping tycoon and his mysterious associates.
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Plot & Themes

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:    -   1960's-1970's Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Water adventure    -   Yes Water:    -   pirate attack! Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

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

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat    -   swimming on    -   scuba under    -   drowning Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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