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Old 07-20-2007
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The books are very entertaing IMO. Very action packed for a book, and i like how the events from the book relate to the recent events in real life.

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Old 07-20-2007
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Oh, I love the Alex Rider series! Anthony Horowitz is a genius. There are, unfortunately, some moments in the book (like descriptions) that could've been handled in a less boring way, but overall, excellent series.
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Old 07-23-2007
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lol i haven't actually read any of them i really should cos i keep annoying people on my coach who do read them by claiming the books are about my life and they had to change my last name and gender to keep my identity a secret... i can be so childish when i want to be.
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Old 09-13-2007
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OMG! Finally i have found sum1 else who has read those books!
I have read all 6 of them.
WARNING!
Do NOT see the movie. it sucks ass. i ranted for several hours after watching it, until my parents threatened me with no computer time for a month
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Old 09-13-2007
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I love them. That and the Gatekeepers, great genius on Horowitz. Any clue when the next one is coming out? Ark Angel deffinately ended in a cliffy
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Old 09-15-2007
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I find them to be fun. Mindless, adventurous fun. Although I was extremely disappointed with Anthony Horowitz when he released Angel Ark.. [ Come on, he killed Alex off in the book, and then he magically just survived so that another book could be written? ]
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Old 09-15-2007
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Do NOT see the movie. it sucks ass. i ranted for several hours after watching it, until my parents threatened me with no computer time for a month
You mean the Stormbreaker movie? I didn't think it was that bad, although I was kind of disappointed because Alex seemed all arrogant about being a teenage spy. He wasn't like that in the books. <img src='/images/emoticons/smiley4.png'>
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Old 09-18-2007
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Oh, man! I haven't read any Alex Rider for yonks! The film adaptation of Stormbreaker was good, but they changed the villan's name to "Darius Sayle" instead of "Herod Sayle" for some reason.
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Old 06-14-2008
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Yay! I really like those books! I haven't seen the movie yet, but with your comments, people, I am prepered for the worst...
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Old 06-14-2008
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Brilliant series, but have you noticed how snakehead was written so it could be easily turned into a film? I constantly noticed that.
Good books, though. A billion times better than the "Power of Five" crap.
Don't even get me started on those.
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If you watched the movie first, DO NOT JUDGE THE BOOK!!!! The movie is CRAP compared to the book.
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Old 06-17-2008
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It really was terrible, wasn't it...
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Alex Rider.

GREATEST BOOKS EVER!

Read all seven. Saw the crap-ass movie. Can't wait for the next.

[ I read on his website that the eighth might take place in Russia ]

I also love the Power of Five series.
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Old 06-22-2008
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Yeah. I almost pucked when I saw the movie... (Not really)
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Old 06-22-2008
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I saw the film and wondered how anyone who hasn't read the book could understand what's going on...
Although that happens a lot when I watch films of books.
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True... happens alot with me too... I don't get why they chage the original story sooooo much...
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Agreed.
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It does get quite annoying...
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Old 06-26-2008
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I really do love the alex rider series. Although I do agree that the movies were crap. Why do good books turn into crappy movies? But anyway, I've read all of the alex rider books after a friend of mine introduced me to them. I really do think that the gadgets are the best part of the books.
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Old 06-27-2008
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Yeah, the gadgets rule. Horowitz always comes up with brilliant, original gadgets...
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I even got that Alex Rider: The Gadgets book. The gadgets are so cool. ^_^
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Old 06-28-2008
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I thought they were going a bit too far with stuff like that, little spin-off guides and stuff. Harry Potter did that and now there's so many books about the series, JK Rowling doesn't know about half of them.

But they are sometimes pretty useful ^_^
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The best one so far is.... hrmmm... I like the Harry Potter libary book thing where "ron", "Harry" and "Hermionie" wrote in it... its sorta funny...
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Old 07-26-2008
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read all of them film is shit
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Very blunt.
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Very true.
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I haven't read the series in a while, but I love all the books. I have yet to see the film, but I am not to be put off by the comments here. I'll just try and tell myself that, if they ever make film versions of the other books, they'll be much better than the first.
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