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Scorpia Rising By Anthony Horowitz Scorpia Rising Scorpia has dogged Alex Rider for most of his life They killed his parents they did their best to con Alex into turning traitor and they just keep coming back with power Now the world s most dangero

  • Title: Scorpia Rising
  • Author: Anthony Horowitz
  • ISBN: 9780399250576
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Scorpia Rising By Anthony Horowitz Scorpia has dogged Alex Rider for most of his life They killed his parents, they did their best to con Alex into turning traitor, and they just keep coming back with power Now the world s most dangerous terrorist organization is playing with fire in the world s most combustible land the Middle East No one knows Scorpia like Alex And no one knows how best to get tScorpia has dogged Alex Rider for most of his life They killed his parents, they did their best to con Alex into turning traitor, and they just keep coming back with power Now the world s most dangerous terrorist organization is playing with fire in the world s most combustible land the Middle East No one knows Scorpia like Alex And no one knows how best to get to Alex like Scorpia Until now The chases have never been intense, the fights treacherous, or the risks so perilous to mankind And this time, Alex won t get away.Watch a Video
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    1. Jonathan Terrington on said:

      In my opinion Scorpia Rising may be the best novel in a long and excellent series The gadgetry has always been well thought out, the twists and the suspense is brilliant and the emotional aspects of the series is astounding To convincingly portray how a teenage kid abused by so many people into becoming a hardened weapon is emotionally affected is superb.When I read it earlier this year I was blown away For me coming to the end of a series I have appreciated is always gut wrenching to a degree T [...]

    2. Tanner Walker on said:

      This novel starts with Zeljan Kurst, leader of Scorpia, a international terrorist organization,being asked by Yannis Ariston Xenopolos, a Greek billionaire with cancer, to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece He is promised Euro 40 million, half in advance MI6 has found out about the visit and try to capture him due to a mole who was given a change of identity in exchange, but Scorpia agents in the museum disguised as visitors help Kurst to escape He assigns the mission to the newest Scorpia board [...]

    3. Johnp on said:

      I knew I was in trouble when the book cover announced that this was The Final Mission This book was very different from all the others in the series For starters, the plot had a LOT of background and setup that went on We don t even SEE Alex Rider until the book is HALF over I think that was too long to wait Basically, Scorpia is trying to show themselves as a force to be reckoned with, so they hatch a plan to not only pull off a major league crime, but pin it on Alex There were flashes of the o [...]

    4. Clare Cannon on said:

      It s finally here the last Alex Rider An author faces a lot of pressure writing the last book of a popular series And up to now, Horowitz has done well to tell the same story in so many different ways.What impressed me with this series was that woven in between all the killing and running was interesting information about world issues that would otherwise be relegated to the realm of adults refugees and the criminals who exploit them medical research and the noble and corrupt interests that driv [...]

    5. Sheryl-ann on said:

      I have enjoyed this genre of books since i was a young teenager Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew.y series that demonstrated empowered young people pitting their wits against unscrupulous adults As a parent I am still interested in what young people are reading Enter Alex Rider I have followed Alex from the beginning Not your typical hero He has been groomed against his will He has been used against his will He has lost every loving relationship save Jack And he is doomed to lose her too He knows that he i [...]

    6. Mikaela on said:

      I just can t wait to see how it ends I feel as though I ve been reading this series forever

    7. Owen on said:

      SPOILER ALERT I ve been reading this series since I was very young and I remember enjoying it a lot I was excited to see that the author had written another one, and I was also sad it was going to end These books, I remembered, were a great series for boys and it was one of the first middle grade series I read It is a little difficult to explain this book because it is the last in the series You would have to read the whole series to understand what it going on I ll admit it, I don t remember so [...]

    8. Redwallcrazy- My God is Healer, Awesome in Power! on said:

      Wow, this book started out super good I loved it But I didn t like the way it ended It was very sad, I think he could have ended it much better Poor Alex

    9. Kiirsi Hellewell on said:

      I was SO sad to crack the cover of this 9th and final Alex Rider bookd but excited at the same time because, hello, it s a new Alex Rider book I LOVE Alex He s a terrific character of my favorite characters ever I did not want to say goodbye to him forever It would be like saying goodbye to a dear friend.I can understand why it had to end, thoughif Anthony H wanted to preserve some realism, Alex s series couldn t be like Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys, which go on forever and ever with them always [...]

    10. Julia Yard on said:

      Man This year is killing me Every month, it seems, another one of my favorite series comes to an end There was Mockingjay and Last Sacrifice last year, then this year Wicked Lovely s last book Darkest Mercy, A Prince Among Frogs The Frog Princess , The Legacy The Declaration , etc Now the Alex Rider series is over Am I sad Definitely Was this book just as good as the last 8 Yes Alex has finally turned 15 he s growing up and moving on with his life It s been months since he last saw anyone from M [...]

    11. Juliet on said:

      The first thing I said when I finished Scorpia Rising was WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK , then I raged for a little while and then I went to bed But lets start with the beginning.I was thrilled when I found out that the last Alex Rider book was going to be about Scorpia Scorpia was always my favourite Alex Rider book they re such BAMFS and I was sure that Alex was going to go out with a bang And for a while it actually looked like he was going to do exactly that Scorpia Rising is separated into two parts [...]

    12. Colby on said:

      I ve rode these books from the beginning to the end, starting in sixth grade You see what I did there, don t you In my honest opinion, they kept getting better as each one came Alex grew, and with him, the threats grew as well Although Alex had many enemies, his biggest enemy was Scorpia, which stood for Sabotage, Corruption, Intelligence, and Assassination He s forced them down before, but they won t stay down for long The first part of the book is written through Scorpia s point of view, and, [...]

    13. Rachel on said:

      Based on what i read on Horowitz blog this book sounds like its going to be alot better than that horrible Crocidile tears i hated that book, too predictable.I can t wait to read this though because the best organization Scorpia is Back Someone from all the books are going to die, i bet its going to be Jack.Well i ll edit this after i read it on my birthday April 5th, the day it comes out I m so exited, thankfully The lost hero is coming out next week, can t wait for that book More than those bo [...]

    14. Avalley on said:

      This book was pretty much the same as all the other ones, though the ending was a little different But it still was pretty good At some parts it was a little boring, but overall, it was a good ending to the story of Alex Rider.

    15. Myra Sullivan on said:

      As Britain s top spy, working for M16, Alex Rider has battled numerous villains He s taken down some of the world s most brilliant criminal masterminds and has proven again and again how brave, resourceful, and efficient he is Alex has done all this despite being just fifteen years old But in Scorpia Rising , Alex faces his very last mission of all And this is one he might not come home from.It is with a heavy heart that I write this review I have been a fan of Alex Rider for a very long time no [...]

    16. Karen Ball on said:

      This is the ninth and final book in the Alex Rider series, and it s best for those who have read other books because Horowitz brings back characters and events from those stories Alex is back in school, with a part in the school musical and the captain s spot on the football team He s got an active life, and his beloved guardian, Jack Starbright, is debating leaving him to go back to America to care for her very ill father Neither of them has any intention of ever dealing with MI6 again until th [...]

    17. Skip on said:

      The conclusion of the Alex Rider series Scorpia, reeling from two devastating failures caused by Alex, is hired by a dying Greek multibillionaire to have the Elgin marbles of British Museum fame returned to their rightful country MI 6 is manipulated into sending Alex and Jack Starbright to Egypt to infiltrate an international school, where it believes a kidnapping or hostage situation is imminent Meanwhile, Alex is being set up to take the blame of the assasination of the U.S Secretary of State [...]

    18. Ahmad Sharabiani on said:

      Scorpia Rising Alex Rider 9 , Anthony Horowitz 1390 444 9786001880803 21

    19. Nikki on said:

      I ALMOST got through this one without tearing up Not quite though, because Horowitz is a life ruiner P Anyway, this makes me wonder where he s going to go now that we ve got another book out in June.

    20. shrishti on said:

      Review for Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz.Spoiler ALERTMonth Year read January, 2013Rating, out of 5 5 stars upon 5 starsIn my opinion, this book is one of the very few who actually make way to the soft spot in my heart which is reserved for special books alone Scorpia Rising was, I must say not predictable No, not at all I know most people say so, and I am sorry, but that is not true If there are any people out there who were able to predict the heart wrenching moments of this book, congrat [...]

    21. Limau Nipis on said:

      Guilty because this book has been sitting on my shelf for exactly 1 year.I have never read the Alex Rider series before, but this was something that I can compare to James Bond movies Not Jason Bourne s type, but toward James Bond because of the MI6 involvement.Fast paced, action packed for a young adult novel.

    22. Safiyyah on said:

      Alex Rider s final mission.One bullet One life The end starts here.

    23. Anders on said:

      I thought this book was a great book and was a great thriller It was well planned out with the two parts of the book in different perspectives.

    24. Tom Dry on said:

      Alex Rider is back with his notorious foes Scorpia Although he doesn t know it, this time they are pulling the strings.Anthony Horowitz has finally published the last instalment in the Alex Rider series This one is different It tells the story of the life of Scorpia board members and Alex s final dealing with them It all starts at the British Museum when Zeljan Kurst makes a deal with a Greek billionaire who wants the Elgin Marbles brought back from England to Greece.Zeljan consults Razim, a new [...]

    25. Lucia on said:

      Read the review at iLive, iLaugh, iLove Books.This series has always been one of my favorites It s different from what I usually read That is fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, the like But sometimes I enjoy middle grade books because they re just fun, adventurous I began reading this series in seventh grade, and I m disappointed to see that this is the end.Alex Rider is supposed to be history He s not supposed to enter MI6, ever again But Scorpia s back And this time, they re cooking up a [...]

    26. Darren on said:

      Book review Alex Rider Scorpia RisingAnthony HorowitzWalker books, 2011, 402 pagesFictionThis book is action packed and thrilling It is about a terrorist organisation who want to return the Elgin Marbles back to Greece from a British museum by blackmailing them Summary of book Genre and ContextThis book is an Adventure and Spy Novel genre It is set between 2000 2014 in Britain, Cairo and the Sahara.CharactersThe main characters are Alex Rider, Alan Blunt, Mrs.Jones, Smithers, Yannis Ariston Xeno [...]

    27. Shruti on said:

      I have my exams next week And I have to submit two papers tomorrow, one half finished, and the other I haven t even started on Despite it all, I decided to begin and finish Scorpia Rising this weekend.I know, I ve been pretty stupid But since I m such a bookworm, I did it anyway And here s my review view spoiler Scorpia Rising When I saw the cover, I knew I was in for some awesomeness And I wasn t disappointed I literally could not put this book down Everytime I took a break between studying, I [...]

    28. Yulia on said:

      Damn I think that was one of my favourite Alex rider books Which I mean it shouldn t be because a lot of really crappy things happened to Alex in this particular book Is that a spoiler This is the 9th book in the Alex rider series and it s actually the last book, the 10th book is a prequel which I can t wait to read Scorpia is back, as is evident by the title, they have new recruits and are believed to be better than ever Which means that they have some scores to settle with Alex Rider On a comp [...]

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