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Summary

The third, explosive mission in the number one best-selling Alex Rider series.

In the third book in the number one best-selling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex faces his most dangerous challenge yet. Teaming up with the CIA, Alex must go to a remote Caribbean island called Skeleton Key, where the insane general Sarov is hatching explosive plans to rewrite history.

©2005 Anthony Horowitz (P)2015 Walker Books Ltd

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incredible

best book so far great fun for everyone in the house superb and passionate brill🤯

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idk it was just great ಠuಠ

just extra words because there was a minimum of 15 words
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A very great book

An excellent book, I would say the best one yet, and I recommend it

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adventure story

good evening read very dramatic can been heard I n one go unlike may book that need one or two nights

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Simply brilliant

The story is very good focusing less on MI6 and more on Alex as a young spy in his own right. The narrator is excellent in his different accents for the different characters and it's a superb book to listen to.

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Lovely attractive book with lots of suspension!

Great book!
Lovely attractive book with lots of suspension!
I love this book its one of my favourites!

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Amazing all round

Another amazing Alex Rider book recently got back into these as love them as a kid plus because of the Amazon Prime TV series for Alex Rider. Narration is top-notch Brilliant at every accent.

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Fab

Omg the plot of this book is super gripping! It's sometimes slightly tricky to follow but your always able to pick up new info and add it to your mental picture of the plot!!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻😜😜😜❤️💛💚💙💜💕❤️💛💚💙💜💕🐴⚡️👍🏻

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Skeleton Key

This is a brilliant third book in the series and has several adventures one after the other. Fast moving and read well by Oliver Chris.