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The Affair of the Gentle Saboteur (The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Juvenile Novels)

2.92  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hardcover, 210 pages
Published 1966 by Whitman Publishing Company

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Mike Jensen
Sep 15, 2014 Mike Jensen rated it it was ok
This is a bad book. The author completely misses the characterization of Illya Kuryakin, which in a novelization of a popular TV series is a sin. There is barely a plot: UNCLE arrests a saboteur, two people are kidnapped and offered in exchange for the saboteur, and then comes the expected resolution. That's it. To fill out the 210 page story, the author fills with useless ruminations. I finished the book, which is something, and it has some small interest from an adaptations studies ...more
Aug 28, 2015 Chris rated it really liked it
This book was a really fun one for me. I read my mom's copy from when it was originally published and loved it just as much as she did. A lot of books made off tv series are fairly lame and fanserving, but this one was just pure fun and really well done. I enjoyed it immensely. If you enjoyed the movie or the original show, you would enjoy.
Oct 26, 2016 Ronald added it
possibly read in winter 1967
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Shelves: mystery, contemporary
This was a fun and quick read.
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