Re: RARA-AVIS: Hitmen wanted...
Thu, 22 Oct 1998 17:29:00 EDT
>I'd like to mention the best of all American spy series,
Matt Helm. In the fourth book in the series, *The
>Removers*, Helm and his
colleagues are told by their chief >that "If you worked for
you'd probably be
>called hit men. In our organization . . . well . . .
removers >might fit as
well as anything."
and as readers of this series know... this organization had no
Helm's boss was known only by his code name of Mac, although
Helm did find out
Mac's true identity in one of the later books. and those in
organization refered to their hits as "touches".
what I found most interesting in this series is that sometimes
included members of other U.S. Government agencies.
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