Preferring Rider To Raven

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Amanda Craig, reviewing Raven's Gate by Anthony Horowitz

I find Alex Rider�s gadgetry more thrilling than precognition, and whenever this author plays to his strengths rather than describing mystical powers, the story rises another notch. It takes half the book before the tension explodes into the sort of chase scenes that makes this author a favourite with boys � but it is worth it... ...

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great to hear it, Kelly - yes, I know of lots of girls who enjoy the Rider series, just as lots of girls (&women) like teh Bond movies - thanks for commenting on the Blog!

Hi Michael:

Horowitz's books are not just favorites of boys. My nine-year-old daughter discovered them in London this summer and has just loved them.

Kelly

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