Publish date: April 12th 2004
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Realistic Fiction
, Spy Thriller
Series: Alex Rider (#1)
Meh. It was alright, but I have no desire to continue the series. It contains one of my YA pet peeves, which is when a character risks dire consequences (e.g. death or dismemberment) merely for the sake of mild curiosity or an unfounded hunch. Maybe Alex just doesn't really care about death at a...
2/2.5 StarsRecommended for younger audiences especially for the ones who's new to the spy world. When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider finds his world turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training exercises...
Now, this book was originally meant to be a Flashback Friday post as this isn't the first (or second, or third) time I've read this book; but I missed the deadline. Alex Rider series is a series that I read when I was a young girl in elementary/middle school. It was a book that was fast paced and wa...
*PUEDE CONTENER SPOILERS*Publicado primero en el "blog" Fuerza, Locura y LibertadLa historia comienza cuando Alex Rider, de 14 años, despierta en el momento que oficiales policiales llegan a su casa a informar del fallecimiento de su tío durante un accidente automovilístico. Le dicen que un auto lo ...
Highly improbable, full of deus ex machina plot devices, and not overly complex writing. But you know what? It's fun! As I read Stormbreaker, all I kept thinking was, "when my nephew is 11, 12, or 13 or so, this is something I can imagine him reading!" This is an action/adventure spy thriller...