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I read two or three of MacInness novels in the 1970s or perhaps the early 1980s, and enjoyed them. Im not sure why I didnt carry on to read more of her work. Perhaps there was just too much other good stuff around at the time; I know that in the early 1980s I began bingeing on the old green Penguin editions of classic crime novels, plus I was reading a lot of sf/fantasy too, so maybe MacInnes just got squeezed out.Anyway, I decided to redress this omission. Now that Ive finished The Hidden Target I confess Im a bit hum-ho.Robert Renwick is a professional espionage type whos on the verge of retiring from the active game to found a sort of international counter-terrorist operation along the lines of Interpol; hes liaising to this end with high-placed colleagues in secret services in various countries. Two of the anarcho-terrorists he has his eye on are planning a round-the-world trip on a camper as a part of a plot by the master-terrorist Theo to pull off The Big One (whatever that might be) when they get to the US. They take along a bunch of innocent students as cover; one of those students, however, Nina, is the daughter of a high-up in the US administration, and is therefore -- although she doesnt know it -- an integral part of the plotters evil scheme. What they dont know is that some years ago, when she was just 15, she developed a teenage crush on family friend Robert Renwick. And that, now she has grown to womanhood, hes beginning to look at her with new eyes . . .This is a reasonably long novel and, although a lot of the events in it make great reading in their own right, it seems to me that far too many of them arent contributing much if anything at all to the plot. For example, possibly the most suspenseful sequences involve Renwick and his chums sussing out a training camp for terrorists thats been established in a California mansion. They establish that it is what Renwick thought it was, and then the whole episode seems just to drop out of the picture until, a while later, we discover that one of Renwicks chums went back and blew the place to smithereens. Well, yes, that would have been a bit of a smack in the eye for Theo, but it does nothing to help thwart the terrorists evil Big One scheme.Similarly, I never quite worked out why the terrorists should mount the whole round-the-world trip with the students. As I said, this is a pretty long novel so maybe the point was explained early on and I just forgot.Whatever, although The Hidden Target is never anything but nicely written, and although some of the characterization is quite vivid, the whole enterprise seems a bit ramshackle to me, as if MacInnes from time to time looked at her word-count and realized she ought to throw in an extra episode or two to bump things out.I was also made uneasy, as I always am, by the whole fabulous-twentyish-babe-throwing-herself-at-fortyish-man trope. Of course, had this happened in real life back when I was the fortyish man in question Id have seen nothing wrong with it at all, no sir, oh blimey, but I do weary of it in novels. To be fair, the novels concerned are usually written by jaded fortyish (and upwards) males whore, like, kidding themselves, whereas MacInnes was ~73 at the time she wrote The Hidden Target and was of course female. Even so, this aspect of the novel came across as a bit yucko.So what I think Im saying is that I found The Hidden Target a moderately good read, because of the skill of MacInness writing, but not really anything close to a good novel. I spent quite a lot of time on it, expecting it at any moment to properly engage me but, by the time I got to the (anticlimactic) ending, it still hadnt done so. A pity.
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