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CHERUB: The General - The very best of Muchamore!
on 25 August 2008
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!