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CHERUB: The General (Cherub Audio) [Audiobook, CD, Unabridged] [Audio CD]

Robert Muchamore , Julian Rhind-Tutt
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16 Oct 2008 Cherub Audio (Book 10)

The world's largest urban warfare training compound stands in the desert near Las Vegas. Forty British commandos are being hunted by an entire American battalion.

But their commander has an ace up his sleeve: he plans to smuggle in ten CHERUB agents, and fight the best war game ever.

CHERUB agents have one crucial advantage: adults never suspect that kids are spying on them.

For official purposes, these children do not exist.


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Product details

  • Audio CD: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Children's Books (16 Oct 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844568253
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844568253
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 592,030 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Robert Muchamore was born in Islington in 1972 and spent thirteen years working as a private investigator. He loves Arsenal and watching people fall down holes. He hates swimming and getting chased by cows. He was inspired to create the CHERUB series by his nephews' complaints about the lack of anything for them to read! The CHERUB series has now become a number one bestseller in several countries.

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Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.' (Sunday Express)

'Crackling tension and high-octane drama.' (Daily Mail)

'A really good book that you could re-read over and over again.' (Guardian)

'Pacy writing, punchy dialogue and a gripping plot, it's got it all.' (Daily Express)

'Fast-moving action ... and cool gadgets!' (The Times) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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In the tenth title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series, James and Lauren are off to America to help train the army ... and get into trouble in Las Vegas ...

An exciting recorded version read by Julian Rhind-Tutt


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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
CHERUB: The General follows the main CHERUB agents to Las Vegas in America, where they take part in one of the biggest war games ever. As always Muchamore is on top form, and the characters are well developed, plots are more action packed, and comical as ever.

We find out more about Kazakov, a Ukrainian training instructor whose brutal tactics and war expertise come right into play when he's asked to head an insurgency against an entire American battalion. As battle begins in the world's largest urban training compound, James Adams and his fellow CHERUB agents are on the front line, deploying Kazakov's tactics against the troops. Kazakov thinks he'll have the troops, on the ground and begging for mercy before day two ends; but will it be so easy?

With CHERUB: The General, Muchamore brings forward a new breed of spy book. A book which doesn't need super-human skills, or stunts which are near impossible. Alex Rider bites the dust with a novel which is more realistic than ever before, a gripping and thrilling read which announces Muchamore's arrival onto the number one bestsellers lists and proves that he is a writer who can make teenagers (especially boys) want to read again!

Please don't think that CHERUB is like any other book. It isn't. It's original, it's realistic and it's my favourite!

Once you've read the book, why not head over to the official CHERUB forums? You can discuss what you thought, and even talk to the author of the books, Robert Muchamore, who visits daily! You can also find out about all the CHERUB events and signings, that are happening around the globe when this series goes totally global!
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29 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Muchamore flying high! 29 Aug 2008
Format:Paperback
CHERUB: The General follows the main CHERUB agents to Las Vegas in America, where they take part in one of the biggest war games ever. As always Muchamore is on top form, and the characters are well developed, plots are more action packed, and comical as ever.

We find out more about Kazakov, a Ukrainian training instructor whose brutal tactics and war expertise come right into play when he's asked to head an insurgency against an entire American battalion. As battle begins in the world's largest urban training com, James Adams and his fellow CHERUB agents are on the front line, deploying Kazakov's tactics against the troops. Kazakov thinks he'll have the troops, on the ground and begging for mercy before day two ends; but will it be so easy?

With CHERUB: The General, Muchamore brings forward a new breed of spy book. A book which doesn't need super-human skills, or stunts which are near impossible. Alex Rider bites the dust with a novel which is more realistic than ever before, a gripping and thrilling read which announces Muchamore's arrival onto the number one bestsellers lists and proves that he is a writer who can make teenagers (especially boys) want to read again!

Please don't think that CHERUB is like any other book. It isn't. It's original, it's realistic and it's my favourite!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not the best book in the series. 26 Oct 2013
By Holly
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
So far I have read all the books in the series and this was by far the worst. I just never seemed to get going and lacked pace in a lot of places. I have now decided to stop reading the series because I feel that, by book 10, it's had it's time. This book felt like the author did not have anything to write about, so he just dribbled on. I think he may be out of ideas.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best 5 Feb 2012
Format:Paperback
I haven't read all the CHERUB books, but this is very good. (not as good as the recruit and brigands m.c) It's actually the first CHERUB book I got as it looked the best. It starts off with James in the final stages of a mission. When it's over, he and some other CHERUB agents take part in a war games excersise in America. It keeps you reading and it's hard not to laugh when Kazakov (one of the CHERUB instructers) tells an American soldier what people in his country use the American flag for.
A very good book and undeserving of the bad reviews it's been given.
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3.0 out of 5 stars A Good Read 31 Dec 2010
Format:Paperback
It is one of the better Cherub books but it is visible that the author is losing his touch. There are only a few more to go and the idea is wearing thin.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars 13 July 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
bought as a present
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5.0 out of 5 stars THIS IS THE BEST BOOK EVER ONE DIRECTION 8 July 2014
By dan
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I LIKE THE BIT WHERE THEY GO TO FORT REAGAN because it is funny when they put the chemical in the water source and they got stuck on the toilet
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5.0 out of 5 stars outstanding 3 July 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This book is one of the best I have ever read, I normally don't read books much but as soon as I got into the cherub series I have been reading 1 or 2 a day
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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Published 18 hours ago by MusicFiend94
4.0 out of 5 stars As good as ever
this book is my favourite by far mostly because it has so many different thing going on. so yeah best by far and p.s. Read more
Published 25 days ago by tima baird
5.0 out of 5 stars one of the best
i have read this book quite a few times and i never get bored of it. It is in my opinion that this is one of the best CHERUB books along with class A
Published 1 month ago by laurence dunford 15
5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't put it down
I gave this book 5 stars because I couldn't put it down because of the amazing storyline and great characters getting to do things on a regular basis that no other normal person... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Garrett Harty
3.0 out of 5 stars James is still less grown up than his little sister.
This isn't as enjoyable as the other books in my opinion, I feel it was disjointed, and I found the characters more obnoxious than usual. Read more
Published 1 month ago by H J Mac
4.0 out of 5 stars CHERUB: The General by Robert Muchamore
CHERUB: The General by Robert Muchamore is the tenth in the CHERUB series and it is a very good book.
Published 1 month ago by Keith
5.0 out of 5 stars The General
Amazing. A new take on the books. Can't wait to read more. Downloaded them already. Only thing I would say is that it is very unrealistic.
Published 2 months ago by Imogen Wallington
5.0 out of 5 stars Jam packed book
I have read all the books in the series and this is one of the best it is packed with action shoot outs and adventure in one book

I would really recommend you red the... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Mary L. Gillett
5.0 out of 5 stars The General
This is my absolute favourite CHERUB book, it had lots of action and quite a lot of funny bits. It is THE best CHERUB book so far.
Published 3 months ago by Ben Manclark
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read!
Like all the other cherub books, this one was full with exciting and new adventures. So many moments where I couldn't put it down and I had to read on ! Read more
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