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The Story of an Assassin

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Product Details

Barcode
9780147512314
Department
Books
Released
18 Nov 2014
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Anthony Horowitz
Subtitle
The Story of an Assassin
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Group USA
Series
Alex Rider
Language
English
Number of Pages
400
Dimensions
197 x 129 x 33mm (196g)

Annotation

Presented with an unexpected assignment, Alex Rider's greatest nemesis, Yassen Gregoravich, recalls his life and the path that led him to become an assassin while his one-time friend, Alex's uncle, became a spy.

Summary

Alex Rider will soon be a star in his very own TV series! 

Alex Rider is an orphan turned teen superspy who's saving the world one mission at a time&;from #1 New York Times bestselling author! 


Alex Rider&;s life changed forever with the silent pull of a trigger.

Every story has a beginning. For teen secret agent Alex Rider, that beginning occurred prior to his first case for MI6, known by the code name Stormbreaker. By the time Stormbreaker forever changed Alex&;s life, his uncle had been murdered by the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, leaving Alex orphaned and craving revenge. Yet when Yassen had a clear shot to take out Alex after he foiled the Stormbreaker plot, he let Alex live. Why?
 
This is Yassen&;s story. A journey down the darker path of espionage.
 
Like a James Bond for young readers, international #1 bestseller Anthony Horowitz delivers a blockbuster thrill ride.


From the author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
BISAC Subject 4
Juvenile Fiction / Law & Crime
BISAC Subject 5
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
BIC Classification 1
Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Adventure and adventurers
Library Subject 2
Assassins
Library Subject 3
Orphans
Dewey Classification
FIC

Author Bio

Anthony Horowitz (anthonyhorowitz.com) is a world-renowned screenwriter for film and television, having received multiple awards. And he is, of course, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Alex Rider novels, which have become bestsellers the world over, spawned a major motion picture, and a line of graphic novels. A master of the spy thriller, Anthony is the only writer authorized by both the Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming Estates to write original Sherlock Holmes and James Bond novels, respectively. Anthony lives with his wife in London, England; they are parents to two grown boys. Follow Anthony on Twitter @AnthonyHorowitz.