From the book jacket: What does it take to become the greatest secret agent the world has ever known? In this thrilling prequel to the adventure 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 boys cousin, Red, to investigate the mystery, and they soon discover that Alfies disappearance is linked to a madman and his sinister plot for global power.
Comment: Silverfin, the first in a planned 5 part series, has received relatively poor media reveiws. A number comment that ...
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