Nightshade - Alex Rider (Paperback)Anthony Horowitz (author)
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Going deep undercover to investigate the shadowy Nightshade organisation, Alex Rider, legendary teen spy, returns in another high-octane, blockbuster adventure from the pen of storytelling maestro Anthony Horowitz.
Get ready for action, adrenaline and adventure in the latest explosive Alex Rider mission by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, now in paperback.
In this adrenaline-fuelled adventure in the number one bestselling series, Alex Rider is sent by MI6 Special Operations to infiltrate a new and sinister organization known only as Nightshade. Alex is on his own, with the fate of thousands of people resting in his hands.
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 309 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
'As ever, the plotting is meticulous and the pace relentless, but what is new is Alex's dawning compassion for other children.' - New Statesman
'Pacy and ingenious, as usual, this novel demonstrates a high level of philosophical complexity as it considers the nature of cults, religious extremism and our responsibility for each other, as well as involving karate, explosions and jumping out of planes.' - Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times & The Sunday Times Ireland
'Anthony Horowitz is second to none at writing page-turners that children are desperate to read. Now he's back with Nightshade, his 12th gripping adventure about teenage superspy Alex Rider.' - Emma Lee Potter, Sunday Express (S Magazine)
'Fizzling with suspense, Nightshade is fast paced and thrilling - a delight for newcomers and old fans alike. It's difficult to keep up the momentum in a series that began two decades ago, but once again Horowitz proves he is a master of his craft. Hopefully, this is not the last we shall see of teen hero Alex Rider.' - Megan Baynes, Belfast Telegraph'It's a chunky book and all the better for it. Filled with the usual pulse-quickening adventures from the teen super-spy, expect your young readers to disappear inside it's pages entirely. Great.' - Angels & Urchins
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“A complete thriller!”
I was absolutely delighted to be granted this e-book in return for an honest review as I loved, loved, loved Alex Rider when I was a child - probably the only series that would stop me from reading fantasy/sci-fi for... More
I bought this for my grandson as he loves Alex Rider books. He loves them so much that I thought I must read one to see why. He lent me he's earlier copy to read and I thought they were very good. So good that I... More
“A great addition to the series!”
The Alex Rider books are a childhood favourite, and I still love them in my 20's. Nightshade is a great addition to the series!
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