Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens
The fourth and final book in the fabulously funny Alcatraz Smedry series!Alcatraz Smedry, the boy with the incredible Talent for breaking things, has a lot to prove and little time in which to do it. In this final adventure, Alcatraz faces an army of librarians--and their giant robots--as they... show more
The fourth and final book in the fabulously funny Alcatraz Smedry series!Alcatraz Smedry, the boy with the incredible Talent for breaking things, has a lot to prove and little time in which to do it. In this final adventure, Alcatraz faces an army of librarians--and their giant robots--as they battle to win the kingdom of Mokia. If the librarians win the war, everything that Alcatraz has fought so hard for could end in disaster. Alcatraz must face the robots, the evil librarians, and even his own manipulative mother! But will he be able to save the kingdom of Mokia and the Free Kingdoms from the wrath of the librarians before everything comes crashing down?
Publish date: December 1st 2010
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
Series: Alcatraz (#4)
4.5 stars.a vast well of puns, a gratuitous use of the word "stoopid", plus a killer Wheel of Time reference
Alcatraz was forcefully pushed, I mean gently persuaded by his loving relatives and friends into defending a besieged city he never saw before in his life. To put things into perspective, the people who are supposed to care about the guy thought it would be a good idea to send a 13-year-old boy in...
Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens is the fourth (and currently last) installment of the Alcatraz Smedry series. Brandon Sanderson ramped up the tension while still maintaining the lighthearted, humorous tone of the series. The reoccurring use of the word "stoopid" did get a little bit irritating at...
the Librarians are invading the remainder of the free lands, Alcatraz's dad runs off to find a way to give everybody Smedry powers and Alcatraz ends up in the middle of a battle. Not nearly as funny and smart alecky as the previous books. Either I'm used to it, or Sanderson is forcing it. Wraps th...
The fourth and currently last book in the Alcatraz series (though a fifth is planned and well warranted). This was enjoyable, as always, but not quite as funny and I would love to actually get to see the oft-promised library scene. Still, I thought the ending was perfect and so very Alcatraz. I like...