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By Anthony Horowitz

The ultimate publication within the number one New York Times bestselling sequence that redefined the undercover agent novel for younger readers—Alex Rider!

Alex Rider’s existence replaced without end with the silent pull of a trigger.

Every tale has a starting. For youngster undercover agent Alex Rider, that starting happened ahead of his first case for MI6, recognized through the code identify Stormbreaker. by the point Stormbreaker perpetually replaced Alex’s lifestyles, his uncle were murdered by means of the murderer Yassen Gregorovich, leaving Alex orphaned and yearning revenge. but while Yassen had a transparent shot to take out Alex after he foiled the Stormbreaker plot, he allow Alex stay. Why?
 
This is Yassen’s tale. A trip down the darker course of espionage.
 
Like a James Bond for younger readers, overseas number 1 bestseller Anthony Horowitz offers a blockbuster thrill journey during this, his ultimate Alex Rider novel.

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