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The Ghost SYNOPSIS

Posted by Ade Nugraha on 13 September 0 comments


Robert Harris is known all over the world over as significant master of his trade. The Ghost is yet another signature, brilliant tour de force that will compel, captivate, and excite readers to the very last shocking page. The Ghost is also an extraordinarily auspicious thriller of power, politics, corruption, and murder.

 Harris's first book a higher form of killing, which appeared in 1982, is a study of chemical and biological warfare. It was written with his fellow BBC journalist. Yet, his first novel, Fatherland just appeared in 1992. In 2007 he wrote The Ghost. In his entire novel concludes humor elements and even mysteries, and also such historical satire fiction.
The Ghost tends to be a satire and an emotional insight for the reader. The writing of the novel based on his disappointment to Tony Blair especially when he ad Bush invaded Iraq.
At the beginning and the middle of the story, there is the main character rolling as “The Ghost” who had contracted to finish Adam Lang’s memoir book. He is very enthusiastic and optimistic that he can finish the book and get a lot of money. He jumps at the chance to be the new ghost of Adam Lang's memoirs. At once he flies to Lang's remote location in America to finish the book in the seclusion of a luxurious estate, but it doesn't take him long to realize that he has made a fatal error in judgment.
The state of affairs is grim enough when the ghost begins to unearth the bone-chilling circumstances of his predecessors death. And before long, he discovers that the ex-prime minister is not just a charismatic politician who made a few mistakes. He's a dark, tortured man with haunting secrets in his past with the power to alter world politics, secrets with the power to kill.
Having analyzed the three dimension of his character the present writer concludes that the main character is a round character because he owns more than one trait.
There are two factors that influence the main character. The external factor comes from the character of Rycart as an ambassador International of Human Right. The internal factor comes from him to get fact that Adam Lang as a war crime.
The conflicts come from both an internal and an external conflict. The internal conflict of the main character as biography writer who sign contract to finishing a memoir book of Adam Lang as ex-Prime Minister. But, In a half way when he start writing a memoir, he found an uneven mystery about Adam Lang which make impulse him to appear and prove the reality. His decided make him against his motto as the biography writer.
The external conflict comes from Adam Lang against Richard Rycart who reported to the International Court that Adam Lang as a war crime. Another conflict, his relation with his girlfriend, Kate, and his scandal with Adam Lang’s wife, Ruth. The last one is the big conspiracy between Adam Lang and CIA which threat his life.