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y separately published work icon Area 7 single work   novel   adventure   thriller  
Is part of Scarecrow Matthew Reilly , 1998 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Area 7
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'It is America's most secret base, hidden deep in the Utah desert, an Air Force installation known only as Area 7. And today it has a visitor: the President of the United States. He has come to inspect Area 7, to examine its secrets for himself.

'But he's going to get more than he bargained for on this trip. Because hostile forces are waiting inside...

'Among the President's helicopter crew, however, is a young Marine. He is quiet, enigmatic, and he hides his eyes behind a pair of silver sunglasses. His name is Schofield. Call-sign: Scarecrow. Rumour has it, he's a good man in a storm. Judging by what the President has just walked into, he'd better be...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: For John Schrooten, my friend.
  • Sound recording available.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Pan Macmillan Australia , 2001 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
An Interview with Matthew Reilly : The Writing of Area 7, single work biography (p. 487-492)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Sone 7
Language: Norwegian
    • Oslo,
      c
      Norway,
      c
      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      N. W. Damm and Søn ,
      2004 .
      image of person or book cover 2698928764028572578.jpeg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 478p.p.
      ISBN: 8204095562, 9788204095565

Works about this Work

Issues of Class and Gender in Australian Crime Fiction : From the 1950s to Today Rachel Franks , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 96-111)
In this chapter, Rachel Franks notes ‘‘Australian crime fiction writers imported many types of crime fiction from Britain, including the gothic mystery and the Newgate novel, and from America, including the locked room mystery and the spy story.’ She observes how Australian crime fiction has changed along with the ‘societies that produce it.’ She concludes that for Australian crime fiction to be attractive to mass market and an assured popularity, Australian crime fiction writers must respond ‘to the changing demands of their readers,’ and ‘continue to develop the genre with increasingly sophisticated stories about murderers and those who bring them to justice.’ (Editor’s foreword xii)
[Review] Area 7 Ian Nichols , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , April/May no. 6 2003; (p. 112)

— Review of Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
[Review] Area 7 Hugh Rayner , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 1 2002; (p. 59)

— Review of Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
[Review] Geomancer and Area 7 Bernadette Welch , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 10 no. 1 2002; (p. 25)

— Review of Geomancer Ian Irvine , 2001 single work novel ; Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
Techno Thrills, Speedy Spills Ken Gelder , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 September 2001; (p. 9)

— Review of Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
[Review] Area 7 Ian Nichols , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , April/May no. 6 2003; (p. 112)

— Review of Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
Great Flying Italics! This is Exhausting Keith Austin , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 September 2001; (p. 14)

— Review of Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
High-Powered Romp Rod Savage , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 September 2001; (p. 23)

— Review of Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
Techno Thrills, Speedy Spills Ken Gelder , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 September 2001; (p. 9)

— Review of Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
[Review] Geomancer and Area 7 Bernadette Welch , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 10 no. 1 2002; (p. 25)

— Review of Geomancer Ian Irvine , 2001 single work novel ; Area 7 Matthew Reilly , 2001 single work novel
Issues of Class and Gender in Australian Crime Fiction : From the 1950s to Today Rachel Franks , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 96-111)
In this chapter, Rachel Franks notes ‘‘Australian crime fiction writers imported many types of crime fiction from Britain, including the gothic mystery and the Newgate novel, and from America, including the locked room mystery and the spy story.’ She observes how Australian crime fiction has changed along with the ‘societies that produce it.’ She concludes that for Australian crime fiction to be attractive to mass market and an assured popularity, Australian crime fiction writers must respond ‘to the changing demands of their readers,’ and ‘continue to develop the genre with increasingly sophisticated stories about murderers and those who bring them to justice.’ (Editor’s foreword xii)
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