|Plot Summary of The Paris Option|
|"What can happen if the newest, most powerful computer falls into the hands of terrorists? Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds give us a thrilling read while explaining just how exceptional this computer is. I really hope no one ever finds a way to develop a DNA computer. This is a novel in the Covert-One series featuring Dr Jon Smith, Randy Russell and Peter Howell. Russell is a CIA agent and Howell a retired SAS officer who frequently gets recalled to work for the British Secret Service. Smith's agency, Covert-One, is so secret the agents don't know each other and their boss, Nathanial Klien is answerable only to the President. When a French laboratory is blown up it is believed the DNA computer is destroyed along with its creator, Professor Emile Chambord. It soon becomes evident that the computer is in the hands of a very dangerous organisation when the communications systems of the United States becomes comprised. Smith, Russell and Howell meet up when their different sources lead them to the leader of a terrorist organisation know as The Black Shield. "
Penny, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Paris Option|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:
- stopping a saboteur/spy
- preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- generic terrorists
Search for technology?
How much violence does he/she use?
- just the right amount
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- an organization
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
- Islamic Fundamentalists
Part of Africa:
- Arabic Africa
- scientific labs
Part of a series?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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