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Mad Dogs - Muchamore Turned Up To 11,
This review is from: CHERUB: Mad Dogs (Paperback)
I got hold of a preview copy of the book and thought I'd share my views on it.
This book isn't just Muchamore turned up to 11. The whole series is completely tuned in to what the younger generation wants to read, it seems that Muchamore has managed to capture it in a book so fast paced and adrenalin filled that once you've started reading, you won't want to stop.
I won't tell you too much about the plot however as per usual with a CHERUB book you have just more than one storyline to keep you the story thrilling and the book sees many of the main characters grow up, as well as some of the background details be built up helping you gain a real sense of the CHERUB world.
For the first time we see a gadgets master in the book, although he isn't supplying the agents with gameboys crammed with a smoke bomb and bug finder. Knives, miniature guns and nanotube fabric are the order of the day - this is certainly not Alex Rider. We're no longer talking of kids who can't handle weapons and who certainly can't get injured of hurt.
Mad Dogs is certainly brilliantly crafted and is a superb read. It could be quite controversial as some aspects of the book are more adult than child, however any fan of the series and new readers alike will love the book for what it is.
A true five star read!