Recommended for younger audiences especially for the ones who's new to the spy world.
When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider finds his world turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training exercises. Then, armed with his own special set of secret gadgets, he’s off on his first mission to Cornwall, where Middle-Eastern multi-billionaire Herod Sayle is producing his state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers. Sayle has offered to give one free to every school in the country – but there’s more to the gift than meets the eye.
You'll enjoy it if you fancy a cliche mystery-spy-plot.
So, young boy got
blackmailed recruited into the MI6 where he trained for less then a month before he goes on a mission, finishing what his uncle did. His uncle can't continue the mission because he died. Like, a well trained spy, definitely trained more than a month, and he died.
A line from the book:
"He still didn't know how or why, but he knew now that the Stormbreakers had been turned into killing machines."
Um, okay?? Alex?? Some explanations??
Then there's some of the action sequences that just happen immediately with little reasoning. Then there's the end where Alex is captured and Heroid tells his tragic backstory and the why he did it. I won't explain more but you should get it what's inside the book.
If you can get across and ignore the plot holes I'm sure you'll find this book as an interesting read or maybe even enjoy it.