Skeleton Key

Author(s): Anthony Horowitz


Teenage superspy Alex Rider travels from a reconnaissance mission at Wimbledon Tennis Championships to an investigation on Cayo Esqueleto, Cuba. He begins to make chilling links between several deaths, an illegal nuclear weapons deal and General Sarov's plans for the future of the world.


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Winner of Red House Children's Book Award (Older Reader) 2003 and Red House Children's Book Award (Overall Winner) 2003. Shortlisted for WHSmith Book Awards (Children's Book of the Year) 2003.

"Horowitz has become a writer who converts boys to reading." Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times * "Horowitz will grip you with suspense, daring and cheek - and that's just the first page!... Prepare for action scenes as fast as a movie." The Times on Point Blanc * "Done with enormous style, fun and suspense. Wannabe James Bonds will be completely hooked and eager for more." The Guardian on Point Blanc * "A hugely entertaining, fast-paced book which more than deserves five stars." on Point Blanc

Anthony Horowitz is an extremely popular and prolific author. His books include Groosham Grange and its sequel The Unholy Grail; Granny; The Switch; The Devil and his Boy; the Diamond Brothers trilogy: The Falcon's Malteser, South by South East and Public Enemy Number Two; and the bestselling Stormbreaker, nominated for the 2001 Children's Book Award, and its sequel Point Blanc. Among his many TV credits are Murder Most Horrid, Midsomer Murders, Poirot and Murder in Mind. He is married with two children and lives in north London.

General Fields

  • : 9780744590074
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : 0.37
  • : July 2002
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anthony Horowitz
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : From 9 To 99
  • : 320