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Crocodile Tears: An Alex Rider Novel by Anthony Horowitz
Crocodile Tears: An Alex Rider Novel

JamesBond, November 13, 2013

Alex Rider: Crocodile Tears by Anthony Horowitz tells of a teenage spy’s struggle to stop the spy act and just be a normal teenage boy. Unfortunately, that’s not such an easy battle for him to win. Although he tries, Alex Rider can not stop from going back to his life as a spy and it can get him into a lot of trouble. At one point in the book a problem is thrust upon Alex when an unexpected visitor comes to Alex’s home in the South of London. Alex Rider isn’t a typical teenage boy, but you don’t have to be a spy to understand what Alex is going through. He is a relatable character because he just wants to fit in, like every other teenager. Anthony Horowitz makes this book so easy to understand that you don’t have to read all the rest of the books in the series to know what is going on. This publication is a favorable book for younger teenagers around the ages of twelve to fourteen, but it would not interest older teenagers and would most likely be hard for younger kids to understand. Alex Rider isn’t the absolute BEST book written for teenagers, but it is still an acceptable read.
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