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A Plague of Spies (War Incorporated #3)

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A brilliant combine of international assassins had gathered on the sunny shores of Alba. Interpol knew that they weren't there for fun and games--but they had no clues to their plans.

Peter Carthage, WAR, INC.'s slickest agent is sent to infiltrate and destroy--and tangles with a strange irreligious order of very violent monks! As Carthage learns the boiling secret of the m
paperback, 144 pages
Published 1969 by Pyramid
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Apr 07, 2014 Craig rated it liked it
This wacky little paperback hid itself away amongst the dust and shadows in the back corner of a bottom shelf of an obscure used bookstore in a small town for forty-five years and waited for me to pick it up. How can you not admire such patience and loyalty? James Bond was enjoying his first wave of popularity at the time, and there were quite a few books and films produced to capitalize on his success. Peter Carthage is an agent of WAR, Inc., who goes to Europe to become embroiled in a variety ...more
Jan 15, 2009 Derek rated it did not like it
Dreadful. Just dreadful.

My patience ran out when I realized I was twenty pages from the end and absolutely nothing significant had occurred, and nothing significant was going to occur. The book seemed determined to drive itself off-course with meaningless diversions and plot cul-de-sacs and other page wasting (including a page of discussion of what the "Prisoner's Code" is), all of which cancels out.

Plus, the story itself wasn't particularly interesting.

I was especially annoyed when I discovered
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Michael Kurland has written many non-fiction books on a vast array of topics, including How to Solve a Murder, as well as many novels. Twice a finalist for the Edgar Award (once for The Infernal Device) given by the Mystery Writers of America, Kurland is perhaps best known for his novels about Professor Moriarty. He lives in Petaluma, California.
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