Bump Chart of European Countries visited between 1949 (Réglez-lui son compte) and 2001 (Céréales Killer)
Where’s the action ?
San-Antonio novels, like most thrillers, are usually described as “action-packed”. The action is often international. Moving swiftly between countries gives a sense of international networks so opaque, of criminal plots so dense, of ramifications so global that they can not be contained within the confines of one country only. But the San-Antonio Series are generic hybrids. Depending on the epoch when they were written, and on their plot, they recycle elements of noir, spy novel or the thriller. The intensity of travels during each adventure in the series can be linked with the genre each one owes predominantly to. The classification of San-Antonio’s Series by country would not be complete without a consideration of secondary places of action in each novel. These are represented here in different ways, in the dendograms circle above and in the table below. Check the following list for a classification by country