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Double or Die By Charlie Higson Double or Die BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGENDFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MANET BOND JAMES BOND Kidnap Violence Explosions Murder No ordinary weekend But then James Bond is no ordinary boy In a North London cemetery a

  • Title: Double or Die
  • Author: Charlie Higson
  • ISBN: 9780141322032
  • Page: 106
  • Format: Paperback
  • Double or Die By Charlie Higson BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGENDFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MANET BOND JAMES BOND Kidnap Violence Explosions Murder No ordinary weekend But then, James Bond is no ordinary boy In a North London cemetery a professor is kidnapped at gunpoint.A suspicious letter crammed with cryptic clues arrives at Eton To decipher the deadly mystery, James Bond must take a seriesBEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGENDFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MANET BOND JAMES BOND Kidnap Violence Explosions Murder No ordinary weekend But then, James Bond is no ordinary boy In a North London cemetery a professor is kidnapped at gunpoint.A suspicious letter crammed with cryptic clues arrives at Eton To decipher the deadly mystery, James Bond must take a series of dangerous gambles.Once the code is cracked, he has just 48 hours to save the professor from the dark forces that threaten to destroy them both.And if the professor can t escape, it s not only his future that s under threat It s the rest of the world s The first five books and companion novel in the series are written by Charlie Higson, with the rest being written by Steve Cole The series consists of the following titles 1 SilverFin2 Blood Fever3 Double or Die4 Hurricane Gold5 By Royal Command6 Shoot to Kill7 Heads You Die8 Strike Lightning9 Red Nemesis
    Double or Die By Charlie Higson

    Double or Die Young Bond, by Charlie Higson Double or Die is the third entry in this series, but you don t have to read the first two books to understand the plot With many near death encounters, James is pushed to his limits both physically and mentally while he tries to find his kidnapped teacher Russian mobsters, a national traitor, and assassins are constantly looking to end James. Double Or Die Young Bond Double or Die is the third book in the bestselling Young Bond series. The Young Bond Series, Book Three Double or Die A James Charlie Higson s Double or Die is the pivot on which the Young Bond series turns Double or Die both pulls from past books and points to the future Where SilverFin infused Bond with his fearless instinct and Blood Fever developed his brawn, Double or Die works his mind and ours Thematically, Double or Die is an adventure of the mind.

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    1. Aaron on said:

      Even when I was just a wee lad, I was a big fan of James Bond I think it is probably due to the high level of action and the sense of danger that is evident in the films When I hit high school, I ended up reading most of the books, though, I quickly learned the pacing was quite a bit slower and the plots were a bit thinner.A few years ago, Charlie Higson started coming out with a new series called Young Bond The first book, SilverFin starts off with James first arriving at Eton as a new student [...]

    2. Janette on said:

      Admittedly, I m not a huge James Bond fan A guy who goes around killing people and sleeping with multitudes of beautiful women many of whom conveniently die so James can move on to the next willing babe well, let s just say there are a lot of vocabulary words that describe such men and none of them are flattering.I picked up this book on a whim and was surprisingly impressed with it The young James didn t sleep with anybody or purposely kill anyone either He was almost likeable I didn t really g [...]

    3. Viktoria on said:

      A teacher from Eton gets kidnapped and he writes a letter full of riddles and clues which James and his friends solve So they found out what happened with the teacher the boys, which means mainly James, get into a lot of trouble and danger A very exciting crime adventure novel I like the fact that those stories are set in the 1920 30s or something around that time It still is fast paced and you re not missing all the new technologies, like mobiles or the internet This story works perfectly fine [...]

    4. Lady Knight on said:

      Fantastic My favorite in the series thus far I loved how cryptic crossword clues, ciphers, and even Charles Babbage were crucial to the plot and ultimately helped solve the mystery James Bond proves he is than just brawn A strange letter arrives at Eton for Pritpal from Professor Alexis Fairburn, who also happens to be the head of the school s Crossword Society of which Pritpal is a member , suppossedly regarding his resignation, but the boys soon figure out that the letter contains seven crypt [...]

    5. Ben Deakin on said:

      Double or Die is the third entry in this series, but you don t have to read the first two books to understand the plot With many near death encounters, James is pushed to his limits both physically and mentally while he tries to find his kidnapped teacher Russian mobsters, a national traitor, and assassins are constantly looking to end James.This book is designed to be a thriller but I think Charles Higson didn t perform This book had me drifting in and out unlike the adult Bond books, or even k [...]

    6. Alex on said:

      Great, action packed adventure Charlie Hixson never seems to disappoint his readers

    7. Tom Mileham on said:

      I think it was good and exiting but it took me a while to read

    8. Trish on said:

      I forgot to write this review when it was fresh hmmm things I liked were the explanations of codes and cryptic codes It might help me with crossword puzzles someday My grandmother loved them and filled volumes of crossword books My mom likes them, too, but I confess that I do not have the talent for them.James Bond isn t bad He s not a genius at them like his Indian friend, but he does decode a fair amount of the puzzle I like that his friends help out, too I loved being brought into Red Kelly s [...]

    9. Libby Ames on said:

      As usual, I love Nathaniel Parker as a reader However, this book is one that I would actually recommend reading in the paper copy at least the beginning The story begins with James and his Eton friends struggling to decode a letter sent by one of their professors It deals a lot with cryptic clues that are very interesting but hard to follow without seeing them on paper One of the things I appreciate about Higson s writing is he always adds details about things in addition to the story In the fir [...]

    10. Angela on said:

      Not as compelling as the other 2 The main mystery involves some over the top complicated type of word clues that I found very distracting.

    11. Fahad Nasir on said:

      I believe this was a better than expected book for me Would really recommend to Bond fans But the book lacked tricky twists which didn t leave me awe strucked 3 from my side

    12. nur'ainitri wahyuni on said:

      lebih seru dari buku pertamanya, lebih banyak tantangan dan aksi berbahaya emang dasar begajulan nih si Young Bond.

    13. Anna Bergmark on said:

      Oh, boy This was a great improvement And where to start It s fun, that s for sure Even one of the poor villains loosing one small part of his anatomy after the other adds a certain black humour to it And the atmosphere the beginning of the book brings out is very nice Puzzle solving and code breaking gives a taste not only of Dan Brown at his best , but since it s a team effort, involving James AND his friends, it s also an old school youth adventure think classics like Enid Blyton, but with hai [...]

    14. Andrew Farley on said:

      Charlie Higson holds strong with his third delightfully entertaining James Bond From the beginning the book wraps one in excitement James has to solve clues to save the day, and at first this worried me that in a kids book the clues wouldn t be too difficult I should have had faith Higson really put in the work to make the clues worthy of a true mystery On top of that, enemies and gangsters abound, old friends come to help, and many well placed allusions to some well known and other lesser know [...]

    15. EmmaB on said:

      More fun than I thought it would be to see the making of Bond, James Bond, without the silly at best never mind worst sexism and cruelty although the classism and racism are still very present 1930s England He is who he will be Some fun history creeps in with the Depression, and Soviet threats, and Alan Turing, of course who else Time to check out if the pneumatic mail tubes were actually real wonder if there s a tour

    16. Ancy on said:

      best book in the series entrance of Kelly Kelly made it a little bit interesting.

    17. Ranee on said:

      Read all of this series all of the James Bond action none of the language or sex

    18. Bellaryn on said:

      took me long time to finish it cos this book is f missing but definitely a fun and enjoyable readCharlie Higson is a f genius

    19. Holger Haase on said:

      I love pretty much all the Ian Fleming Bonds Some maybe than others but all in all they are all memorable which is than can be said of the majority of the non Flemings that apart from Kingsley Amis Colonel Sun never seem to match the unique mood and feel of the originals.This is my first time indulging in one of the Young Bond books I was pleasantly surprised to see that they play in the 1930s Somehow I had thought that they may have been updated adventures but it s good to know that I was wro [...]

    20. Robbie on said:

      Murder Blood You have 48 hours until time runs out Young James Bond Double or Die by Charlie Higson is a must read book The protagonists in this story are James Bond, The Kelly s, Professor Alexi Fairburn, Perry Mandeville, and all of his friends at his school, Eton The Antagonists in the story are Felix Charnage, Ludwig Smith, and Wolfgang Smith The main conflict is that Charnage captures Alexi because Alexi built a machine that he can only run Alexi sends a letter to James and his friends, whi [...]

    21. Jack Lugo on said:

      Charlie Higson s 3rd Young Bond book was a delight to read It all takes place before Christmas 1933 after the events of book 2 When an Eton teacher suddenly goes missing leaving behind clues to his wherabouts in a mysterious letter for Bond s messmate in the Crossword Society to solve, James Bond finds himself ensnared in another dangerous plot pitting him against 2 deadly henchmen, a traitor intent on supplying the Russians with a valuable tactical advantage, and a female Russian Colonel dubbed [...]

    22. Deroo Vasghanian on said:

      Double or Die by Charlie Higson is an adventurous tale about the young James Bond as he proceeds to track down the kidnapper of one of the professors at Eton Those who may not like Bond as a young teen, fear not For young Bond is wise, skilled, and an expert in pretty much everything such as his older self Before I can say anything about the story, I must get this out of the way The story is excruciatingly slow I am not joking when I say the first one hundred pages of this book are merely useles [...]

    23. Jeremy Klein on said:

      My book is Double or Die by Charlie Higson The book has 320 pages In the book James has to decipher messages He has to solve 7 clues to figure out where one of his teachers went He is getting help from his friends Perry and Pritapal Pritipal is in the Crossword society at Eton While trying to figure out these clues, James is taken to many mysterious places like a cemetery This book is similar to other stories Some things that make it similar are how people have to solve puzzles everyday in life [...]

    24. Tyler Neff on said:

      Double or Die by Charlie Higson is an unbelievable book There s so much that happens This is the 3rd book in the Young Bond series So far, this book is my favorite in the series I expect exciting and awesome books in the future.In this book, James and his friend Pritipal receive a letter from an official at their school, Alex Fairburn In this letter, he tells that he is leaving Eton on a certain date At least that s what James and Pritipal think Fairburn is crossword puzzle genius, and is very [...]

    25. Mark Buxton on said:

      As with the previous books, the setting is in England during the early 1900 s A teacher at Eton disappeared, and a friend of James receives a cryptic letter from him Most of the book is spent trying to decode the seven hidden clues in order to find out what has happened to the professor It is discovered that three men were working on a project to create a machine that thinks 1,000 times faster than any man an early computer , and it will be sold to the Russians One of the men has been murdered, [...]

    26. Mariam Abood on said:

      A lot of people seem to like this book, it was never really my cup of tea If I had to rate my favourite books in the series it would be 1 Blood Fever2 SilverFinand then I m not really fussed about the rest of the books I think my issue was the fact that I thought Blood Fever was genuinely superb and one of the best books I have ever read, so this book had to be exceptionally better as I now had really high standards Unfortunately it wasn t exceptionally better, not even a bit better so it just p [...]

    27. Carmen D on said:

      Double or Die, by Charlie Higson, is about adventure and mystery The book takes place in England, in the 1930 s It is about a young boy named James Bond, a boy just trying to make his way in the world without getting into too much trouble However, when a mysterious letter appears he must go on the ride of his life to rescue his teacher, and save the world This is a great and exciting book you never want to put it down Every chapter is laced with action packed suspense, discovering the plot with [...]

    28. Mark Jone on said:

      I borrowed this book from my nephew being a big James Bond fan and was pleasantly surprised at how well written it was I was expecting a watered down children s version of the character but this was full blooded almost vintage Bond Charlie Higson can write perfectly in the style of Fleming and I can t see why he hasn t been selected to contribute to the on going literary series In my opinion he has captured the style and inventiveness of the original books far better than any of the guest writer [...]

    29. Carson on said:

      Without giving any spoilers whatsoever this book was really good, but the ending was an incredible, brief payoff akin to the post credits scene of a Marvel film or what they did with the ending of Skyfall Charlie Higson continues to write an impeccable Young Bond our young hero dabbles with the likes of trying his luck in gambling, being tempted by his first drinks and doting females However, this is still a thinking man s Bond that Fleming would be proud of Even than the previous entries, Doub [...]

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