Russian Roulette - Alex Rider (Hardback)
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Russian Roulette - Alex Rider (Hardback)

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Hardback 416 Pages / Published: 12/09/2013
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The eagerly anticipated, deadly prequel to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the prequel to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, contract killer Yassen Gregorovich is given orders to kill Alex. But Yassen knows a secret from the past that connects him to the fourteen-year-old spy. What is it that makes one of them choose to do evil, and what does it take to turn him into a killer?

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406310504
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 564 g
Dimensions: 223 x 144 x 35 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A thrilling adventure * The Lady *
It's quite simply one of the best teen spy thrillers I've ever read. Don't miss it -- Sarah Webb * Irish Independent *
An amazing, exciting story . . . will leave you breathless with excitement * First News *
Better written and plotted and possess more moral intelligence than Ian Fleming's original -- Amanda Craig * The Times Children's Book of the Week *
Action, adventure, intrigue and assassination * TBK *
A bone-hard, fast paced and nastily inventive novel - two parts James Bond thrills to three parts Jason Bourne chills * The Herald *
Suspense and narrative drive -- Nicolette Jones * Children's Book of the Week, Sunday Times Culture *
Gripping -- Victoria Hislop * Metro, On my Ereader *
Thrilling * The Times *
What makes Horrowitz so absorbing is his pared-down style and his gift for empathy -- Amanda Craig * The Times, Children's Book of the Week *
A thrilling adventure * Dumferline Press *
Horrowitz is at his thrilling, wry-humorous, inventive best * Jewish Chronicle *
Credited with inspiring a generation of boys to read, and rightly so * The Sun *
Cunning plot devices, a narrative momentum that underpins the air of suspense . . . a finely executed novel * The Lady *
Anthony Horrowitz's best novel yet . . . tautly written, well plotted and continually engaging * Books for Keeps *
The Spy Thriller: The prequel all Alex Rider fans have been waiting for. When he's given the name of his next target, a contract killer looks back on his journey from ordinary schoolboy to hired assassin. The name of his target? A fourteen-year-old spy named Alex Rider... * TheSchoolRun.com *
Quite simply one of the best teen spy thrillers I've ever read. -- Sarah Webb * Irish Independent *
Russian Roulette is an out and out winner that grips readers from the start. -- Emma Lee-Porter * Sunday Express *
Well-written and fast-paced...Anthony Horowitz delvers every time. A sure hit for Christmas. * Sunday Independent *
The perfect present for Alex Rider fans and for all young readers who love thrilling action adventure stories. * ImagineFX *
Master storyteller Horowitz is on top form with an exciting portrait of how an ordinary schoolboy is turned into a deadly hired assassin . . . packed with twists, turns and suspense . . . the latest novel is dark but is an excellent introduction to the series * Young Post / SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST *
A guaranteed summer reading smash hit * The Bookseller *

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“Russian Roulette”

Russian Roulette is Yassen Gregorovich's moment in the spotlight. Despite playing an integral role in Alex Rider's life and career as a reluctant spy, as a top notch international assassin Gregorovich has... More

Hardback edition
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“An amazing peice art”

This book is amazing I was hooked in to this book and I didn't even twich before I finished it. I must recoment to any one even people who don't read a book very often.

Hardback edition
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“Villian or Hero?”

Once again Anthony Horowitz has written a fantastic and gripping story that will not disappoint.

My son snatched this from me and read it in three days. On an eight hour car journey from Scotland he did not put the... More

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