When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have... show more
When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious—and identical—overnight. It's up to Alex to find out who is masterminding this nefarious plot, before they find him.
Publish date: 2001
Publisher: Penguin Puffin
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Spy Thriller
Series: Alex Rider (#2)
That ending was badass. I'm just saying. Point Blanc stepped up one notch from Stormbreaker. Where in Stormbreaker Alex Rider started out being innocent and just a normal school boy, and ended up as a boy interested in spy work, in Point Blanc he changes so much more. I won't say how because it will...
I enjoyed this second installment (again on my iPhone Kindle app). It took me a few hours and I really enjoyed the fast-paced adventure. Bring on the next one!
"Point Blank" is the second book in Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider series. It had more time to jump into the storyline than the first book, "Stormbreaker," and for that, turned out to be a better read for me than the first book. To my surprise, it grabbed and carried my attention to the very end. A...
More like 3 1/2 stars.This book picks up right where the last one ended and takes the action up a notch. Alex is again forced to investigate a private school for boys in France where he finds himself abandoned by Blunt and Jones. The creepy factor of the special branch of MI-6 is also taken up a not...
I was interested to see how Anthony Horowitz followed up the success of Stormbreaker and the answer seems to be that he did so with effortless ease. It's the same mix of gadgets and villains, macho attitudes and machines, blended together with non-stop action to make the kind of thriller that pre-te...