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Alex Rider is a normal British schoolboy until his uncle dies in a car accident. Alex looks deeper and finds out it wasn’t an accident and that his uncle was a spy for MI-5. Alex suddenly finds himself in the middle of a top-secret operation where he must rely on his instincts to keep himself ali... Read More »
Book 1 of the Alex Rider series. Recommend the whole series.
When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, 14 year old Alex Rider's world is turned upside down. Recruited into MI6 and armed with secret gadgets he sets off on his first mission, to discover the truth about the free gifts of Stormbreaker computers given to every school in the country.
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CaptainMarvelFTW thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 15
green_antelope_1078 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over
Red_Wolf_61 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 99
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"'It's not my job to ask questions,' he had said. 'But if it was, I'd want to know what they're thinking of, sending me children. Do you have any idea where you are, boy? This isn't a holiday camp. This isn't even Disneyland.'" (pg. 49)
"There were two of them, both dressed in loose-fitting overalls. Alex had a feeling he'd seen them before".
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After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special Operations Division of Britain's secret intelligence service, MI6, for a mission which will save millions of lives.
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