Now available as an unabridged audiobook, Cherub: The Recruit is read by Simon Scardifield.
A terrorist doesn't let strangers in her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. The terrorist doesn't know that a kid has bugged every room in her house, cloned the hard drive on her PC, and copied all the numbers in her phone book. The kid works for Cherub. Cherub agents are aged between 10 and 17. They live in the real world, slipping under adult radar and getting information that sends criminals and terrorists to jail.
©2014 Robert Muchamore (P)2014 Hachette Children's Books
uplifting, exciting, tough.
Higher Institute of Villainous Education, although "HIVE" is training kids for future villainy, not to protect the country.
All the characters are distinguishable either because of different accents, or different tones he uses. He is a great reader.
Who would believe that kids are trained as spies?
Brilliant "boy come good" story where a talented, but troubled 11 year old finds his place in the world, and learns to use his talents in a positive way and stops getting in trouble with the police.
I loved how its all the time intresting. There is not 5 minutes of story that you are not intrested of lissening.
James, I cant say that I totally like the guy, because sometimes he can be real brick. But hes intresting, you want him to be a good guy, and sometimes he fails.
I liked all characters. I had read the book before and now when I lissend it I didnt feel once that "this character shouldnt sound like this". So i think it was very well read.
Yes. I didnt have the time, but I did lissen it when ever possible. It ended too soon.
Love the book. So sad that you dont have the othere episodes of this series.
Enyone who has read HIVE will also love cherub. Except it is better than HIVE. This is the first in an extraordinary series of gripping books. I would recommend it to enyone. (It is also like young bond or even James bond, just for younger people).
loved the book! Great for any teen/young adult.
Fantastic story and more or less very realistic (part of the fact I could never get into Alex Rider).
I highly recommend this book!
The only downfall for this is I didn't much like the reader however this is only a small criticism and I could still emurse myself in the story.
I loved listening to The Recruit, I read the book years ago and decided to listen to the audio book.
Simon Scardifield could have worked on better character voices however. Some voices like Mac where pretty spot on but sometimes it was hard to tell which characters were talking.
Fast. Exhilarating. Real.
The beginning when James arrives at CHERUB, and the Fort Harmony mission.
All great. He is a brilliant reader for the CHERUB series. He gets the atmosphere right and nails all the characters so well. Makes you feel like you are there!
The characters are like ordinary kids but you feel for them as well.
"Enjoyed this Second Book"
Great continuation of the Cherub series, not too violent and limited course language.
The story revolves around a Cherub mission in England involving a drug dealer and the same cast of characters that I enjoyed from the The Recruit, came alive in this book too.
"Brilliantly read and written!"
loved it only took a few days to finish couldn't stop listening! Very well written and read.
"Loved the narrator!"
Listened to this book with my three kids aged 16, 14 and 12. We all enjoyed it and particularly enjoyed the narrator's performance.
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