Crocodile Tears by Anthony Horowitz

Crocodile Tears

Alex Rider #8

Anthony Horowitz

fiction young adult adventurous mysterious fast-paced

415 pages | first published 2009

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New Year's Eve in Scotland and for once Alex Rider is enjoying a normal life. But then he meets Desmond McCain, the dynamic chief of an international charity, First Aid, and what starts as a simple card game rapidly becomes a duel to the death. Su...
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Summary of 1213 reviews

Moods

adventurous 100%
mysterious 52%
tense 47%
challenging 23%
funny 19%
lighthearted 14%
dark 9%
informative 9%
emotional 4%
reflective 4%
sad 4%

Pace

fast 71%
medium 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 56% | A mix: 43%

Strong character development?

No: 58% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 6%

Average rating

3.84

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