Never Say Die

By Anthony Horowitz

Alex Rider is back in this brand new, explosive mission in the number one bestselling series.

In this brand new, explosive adventure in the number one bestselling series, Alex Rider is trying to get his life back on track after the traumatic events of his last mission. But even Alex can’t fight the past … especially when it holds a deadly secret.

Categories: Fiction

For readers aged: 9+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406377057
  • Published: 01 Jun 2017
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 216 x 135 mm
  • Pages: 384

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Customer reviews


'“Never Say Die, is one of the most dramatically ambitious of the novels so far… The suspense never slackens and the plot, even at its most far-fetched, is underpinned with nerdishly forensic detail, which has an irresistible “how stuff works” appeal.”' The Daily Telegraph

'“The Alex Rider stories are action adventures about defeating cartoon villains who are intent on global domination, but, although Alex is brave and athletic, what really makes him and the books special is his ingenuity…. The series not only has explosions and chases: it shows that cleverness can win.”' The Sunday Times, Children’s Book of the Week

'“Readers who like their adventure action packed will love the new Alex Rider novel, Never Say Die, by Anthony Horowitz. Our favourite teen spy whizzes around the world, from San Francisco to Egypt, at breakneck speed.”' Irish Independent

'“Anthony Horowitz is second to none when it comes to writing page-turners so his fans will be thrilled to read the new Alex Rider novel.”' Daily Express

'“It’s been a while since Anthony Horowitz wrote about Alex, but this crackling, fast-paced tale, called Never Say Die (Walker Books) makes it feel like he has never been away.”' Glasgow Evening News

'“Horowitz is a master of writing across a range of genres and whatever the intended target readership of his work, he never compromises his particular brand of intelligent storytelling. If your confident Y6 readers are tired of dystopian fantasies and looking for something that’s stimulating, challenging, and packed with super-cool machines and high-adrenaline action, then introducing them to Alex Rider is quite possibly the smoothest move you could try.”' Teach Primary

'A heart-in-mouth pursuit […] Anthony Horowitz is overdue a gong as a writer who, like J K Rowling, has kept the nine-plus crowd reading long after lights out.' New Statesman

'“This latest story is as exciting as its predecessors. An unputdownable read with breath-taking action and enough clever plot twists to make the reader dizzy.”' Primary Times

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