Category: Children & Teen Fiction / Crime, Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Publication date: 1 April 2005
Number of pages: 336
Interest Age: 10+
Teenage superspy Alex Rider is enlisted by the national security services again - this time for a routine reconnaissance mission at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. But before long, Alex finds himself caught up in a terrifying chain of events that leads from the Chinese Triad gangs in London to an undercover assignment in Cuba. Alex begins to make chilling links between suspicious deaths, an illegal nuclear weapons deal and the plans of his host, Russian General Sarov, for the future of the world...
What the papers say:
"Horowitz has become a writer who converts boys to reading." Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times * "Horowitz will grip you with suspense, daring and cheek - and that's just the first page!... Prepare for action scenes as fast as a movie." The Times on Point Blanc * "Done with enormous style, fun and suspense. Wannabe James Bonds will be completely hooked and eager for more." The Guardian on Point Blanc * "A hugely entertaining, fast-paced book which more than deserves five stars." www.cool-reads.co.uk on Point Blanc
Anthony Horowitz is a popular and prolific children's writer, whose books now sell in more than a dozen countries around the world. He has won numerous prizes for his books which include "Stormbreaker", "Point Blanc" (shortlisted for the 2001 Children's Book Award), "Eagle Strike" and "Scorpia". Anthony also writes extensively for TV. He lives in north London.
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