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   Silverfin, by Charlie Higson  
 
  Novel, first publication in 2005
 
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      What does it take to become the greatest secret agent the world has ever known? In this thrilling prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007, readers meet a young boy whose inquisitive mind and determination set him on a path that will someday take him across the globe, in pursuit of the most dangerous criminals of all time. When we first meet young James, he’s just started boarding school at Eton in the 1930s, and from there, the action moves to the Highlands of Scotland, where Alfie Kelly, a local boy, has gone missing. James teams up with the boy’s cousin, Red, to investigate the mystery, and they soon discover that Alfie’s disappearance is linked to a madman and his sinister plot for global power.Acclaimed British author Charlie Higson has written a brilliantly crafted tale that reveals the unknown story of a boy who grew up to become one of the most iconic figures of our time. SilverFin is an edge-of-your-seat thriller that will mesmerize readers of all ages.

     
     
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  • Young Bond (#1)

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  • 20th Century
  • Children, Teens, Kids.
  • Gone Missing - Abductions - Kidnapping - Hostages
  • Great Britain
  • Mystery
  • Scotland
  • Spies - Special Agents
  • Universities - Campus - School
  • Young Reader - Books for Children (9 to 12)

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