|Plot Summary of Appointment in Samara|
|"Oil geologist Martin Conley is suckered into a CIA mission to save the US from a biological weapon. He faces death to save Alia, his beautiful guide, takes sides in a civil war, and ultimately finds himself betrayed by his own bosses. He has only one recourse - to destroy the weapon himself."
Clive Warner, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of Appointment in Samara|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- near future
Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:
- preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- evil subgroup in own govt
Search for technology?
- special bomb
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
- just the right amount
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
- foreign organized crime
Part of Africa:
- Black Africa
- hostile arabs
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
What kind of sex:
- touching of anatomy
- descript. of breasts
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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