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The Dealer (Cherub #2)

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  13,971 Ratings  ·  562 Reviews
CHERUB agents are all seventeen and under. They wear skate tees and hemp, and look like regular kids. But they're not. They are trained professionals who are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists and international drug dealers. CHERUB agents hack into computers, bug entire houses, and download crucial documents. It is a highly dangerous job. For their safety, these age ...more
Paperback, 309 pages
Published August 30th 2005 by Simon Pulse (first published 2004)
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Cait (Paper Fury)
If the story wasn't so brilliant, great to read, and impossible to put down, I'd throw this book away for it's language. The author clearly states he's going for "the-real-world-feel", but what kind of writer wants to fill kids' minds with swearing and 12 year olds getting passionate about their "girls". It's a bit inappropriate. The story, the whole idea of CHERUB, is great. I love reading the action, the adventures, the scrapes these spy kids get into. But the book definitely has a low standar ...more
Samantha
Aug 01, 2012 Samantha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was originally called The Dealer and my copy goes by that title so I got confused because I was searching for a different title. I was surprised at how many there are in this series when I searched by series title. I'm really into books like I, Q; Alex Rider; and, of course, Cherub Missions. They are all so awesome, I just love the whole teenage spy thing! It sounds so cool! If you like that sort of thing, go for it! The Cherub Missions are absolutely amazing, the first one, Mission: T ...more
Alec Velasco
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Catherine Muldoon
This book IS AMAZING! So much more gripping than the the 1st book of the series. This book has made me want to keep reading on. I couldn't put it down and kept myself reading late into the night till early morning! Yet again, I felt very evolved in this story with James and sometimes felt like I was at the scene or wanted to be in the scene. Furthermore, you fell so engaged in the book that you were feeling some of James emotions and helping him throughout the mission. I know at times I was gasp ...more
Aaron
Mar 29, 2016 Aaron rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book is very exiting with a lot of action and I found it very hard to put the book down.
Ethan Roberts-Ferguson
This book has lots of action, suspense and cliff-hangers at the end of most chapters. It's a great book for anyone who enjoys what I just described. This book is second in it's series. The entire CHERUB series has 12 books in it, starting from The Recruit and ending in Shadow Wave. ( WARNING: SPOILERS) Class A is James Adams' second mission. James works for CHERUB, a secret agency that uses kids as agents instead of adults because they are less suspicious. CHERUB was founded by a man named Charl ...more
Sofs
Feb 06, 2016 Sofs rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm so glad that I'm re-reading this series!!!
I remember being a young teen and being so obsessed over Cherub. I wanted to be recruited as well and become badass :)

Also, I must say that, now being almost 22 years-old, I'm seeing things in a different light. There are certain details that I'm not okay with, the first and main one being the fact that these kids act way more mature than they are, and the nasty that goes on on their lives is taken into consideration. What I mean is, sometimes stuff
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Catarina Miranda
I loved this book! It's SOOO much better than the first one and I really really liked it! I had higher expectations for this book, so... thank gods it was good enough!
One of the reasons why these books can't be on my "favorites" list is because I have some problems with them... James still bothers me a lot. He can be so immature, sometimes. UGH It's not even funny. Also, some of the other kids can be really stupid ocasionally... I do not like that... at all! Kerry has earned her place as my favo
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Dane Oram
May 09, 2014 Dane Oram rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
1. I decided to read this book because the first book got me hooked to this series and I couldn't wait to get this one started.

2. A character I found interesting in this book was Keith Moore. He is the villain of the book who is the biggest drug lord in Europe. This creates an image of a scary thug like man who takes no prisoners, but as James discovers while undercover, he is actually a nice person who cares for other people as well as himself. James finds out that Keith really likes him as a p
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Jacob
May 25, 2011 Jacob rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The dealer, the next book in the CHERUB series, were James must face is most daring mission yet. His mission, track down some of the world's most dangerous drug dealers. James and his partners must track them down. Now these drug dealers don’t deal it themselves, they find children to deal the drugs for them. Now you may be thinking that this book isn’t really good for teens or young adults because of the drugs, but in the end of the book it really does have a point, and the point is that kids ...more
Seth
Jun 05, 2013 Seth rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
When I finished reading the first cherub book I never new that it was a huge series, I didn't find out till my mum told me. This book carried on from the first book in the CHERUB series. As I was so hooked into the first book i had to read on or it would be complete torture for me to not read on. This book was not as good as the first book THE RECRUIT. Quite possibly the author Robert Muchamore tried to make a better more action packed book to carry on with the first book but as I was saying; I ...more
Vanessa
Jul 30, 2012 Vanessa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Vanessa by: Little Fairy
Ich finde der zweite Teil von Top Secret ist wirklich sehr sehr gut! Ich habe das buch so gerne gelesen, ich habe garnicht gemerkt wie schnell ich eigentlich vorankam. Aber das ist auch kein Wunder, ich fand die Geschichte so spannend. Erstmal fand ich die Mission super ich habe alle Leute sofort ins Herz geschlossen. Also das James sich mit Junior angefreundet hat. Naja die Umstände sind vielleicht nicht die besten, denn es ist James Mission sich mit dem Sohn von dem Drogendealer der KMG anzufr ...more
Ben
Oct 28, 2013 Ben rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Class A is a realistic fiction novel set in modern day, four kids named James, Nicole, Kery and Kyle, who are trained spies are sent to attempt to bring down a drug dealer company named KMG. They begin to get caught up with the friends they make and the lines between what they are supposed to be doing and what they should be doing get blurred. They have to make decisions between what they are being sent their to do and what they think is the moral thing to do.

Muchamore creates a very real world
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Mriveravelez4
Mar 16, 2015 Mriveravelez4 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
James Adam is a kid about 12 years old, who works undercover as a cherub agent, at an agency who trains selectively chosen kids that have lost their parents, he wanted to crack the "Operation Snort" case. But, Keith Moore, a cocaine dealer and owner of the KMG, the Keith More Gang was James' prime target who had many undercover cocaine production warehouses and was planning an escape. So, James went undercover and became good friends with Keith to find out Keith's secrets to use them against him ...more
Tigerbritt
May 04, 2008 Tigerbritt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cherub Class A is the sequel of the book Cherub The Recruit. It is about a boy named James Adams who works for a top secret organization called Cherub. Cherub is a organization that uses kids as spies and put them on missions. They use different t-shirts to declare the kids rank. You can read that in my review for the first book. So James Adams is on his toughest mission yet. He has to hunt down the worlds most successful cocaine dealer. With his friends Kyle, Nicole and Kerry, and their mission ...more
Varun Yelamanchi
Nov 08, 2015 Varun Yelamanchi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Yaroslav Mikhnevich
This book is called Class A, and it is one of the books in the long Cherub series, written by Robert Muchamore, who is a British book writer, and the creator of the Cherub book series. This book is an adventurous fiction book for teenagers, and it has been written back in the 2004. I chose to read it because my friends recommended it to me, and I've read the previous first book, and I really liked it, so I wanted to continue reading through the series.
This book of the series continues the stor
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Raphael
Aug 14, 2016 Raphael rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
SPOILERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




I really Enjoyed this book because all the events which took place. It was very deep and I shared a understanding by an event which also took place. Where something was taken from me but i wouldn't dare fight back. It was interesting and creative in ways that happened such as going to Miami, joining the Drug Dealing business and dating Kerry. It showed the feelings of the c
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Ryan
Jan 15, 2016 Ryan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cherub by Robert Muchamore is a very well written book that told a story of an orphaned child taken up by an undercover agency and trained to take down a drug lord. There are many reoccurring topics and themes this book goes over, like the importance of family and trust with other people. Since there was so much action and suspense it kept me reading for a long time without stopping because of being tired. The most shocking part of the book is the fact that James and his teammates deliver under ...more
Abdullah Faisal Chaudhry
Somebody called James Adams is a secret agent, at the MI5 child division Cherub. He wants to infiltrate a drug supplier called KMG, led by a wealthy man named Keith Moore. However/But he becomes friends with Keith’s youngest son, Junior. They both become really good friends, and James feels bad carrying out the mission. So he then takes some advice and gets back in the game to infiltrate the KMG. He creates a lot of theories and obtains great leads. Then he finally gets to meet Keith Moore, set ...more
Jassem Ammar
Jun 01, 2016 Jassem Ammar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Drugs, cars and guns!
Keith Moore is Europe's biggest cocaine dealer. The police have been trying to get enough evidence to nail him for more than twenty years.

Now, four CHERUB agents are joining the hunt. Can a group of kids successfully infiltrate Keith Moore's organisation when dozens of attempts by undercover police officers have failed?

James Adams must start at the bottom, making deliveries for small time drug dealers and getting to know the dangerous underworld they inhabit. He needs to mak
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Min Kang
Feb 03, 2016 Min Kang rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Theme- “It is hard work to gain someone’s trust, but you can lose it in a blink of an eye”

All of me (John Legend)-
All of me is a song sang by John Legend, and the lyrics explain how the man simply cannot do anything without the girl. However, the girl is already gone, and the man can do nothing but let her go. This song may have connections to my theme, which is “It is hard work to gain someone’s trust, but you can lose it in a blink of an eye,” The two people are no longer together, and the man
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Christian Watters
My first reason for giving this book a 5 out of 5 stars is because it had lots of action filled moments. The main character, James, gets sent area of England to investigate a drug kingpin. He ends up befriending the kingpin's son Junior to get close enough to take the kingpin down. You could say it is intense. My second reason for my rating is because there is romance.The romance comes in the form of a girl named Kelly. She went through basic training with James and has gradually come to like hi ...more
Yuval Yacoby
Aug 27, 2015 Yuval Yacoby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Micah Trimpey
Jan 27, 2015 Micah Trimpey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Matthew Gerwick
Recommended to Micah by: Armon Smith
The book I read is The Dealer. This book is the second of the series called Cherub. I rated this book a 5 out of 5 because it is my favorite of all the books in the Cherub series I have read so far and it is the detective type book that I like. What I also like about the book is that the book has a very good plot. The author of this book and all the other books of the Cherub series is Robert Muchamore. The main character James joins Cherub in the first book, The Recruit. In this book, James goes ...more
Rayhan
1. Why I decided to read this book:
I decided to read this book because I read the back and I found it interesting. i read the first book of the series and i decided to read this one as well. I was also enjoying the first book.

2. Which category on the bingo board this book completes:
A book with a male character in it. the male character in this book is a young teenager called James Adams and he's a secret agent and he's taking down a drug dealer which is also a leader of a gang.

3. Describe a char
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Ralala
* spoilers *

In the case James, Kyle, Nicole and Kerry go undercover as teenagers and befriend a successful drug dealer's sons and daughters.

Brief Key Events:

James learn about the bonds that he can develop on a mission with Keith and Junior. He kills his first man through self defence. I particularly did not like that it happened so early within series when he was only 12. I remember in the Alex Rider series, Horowitz held it off 'til the very last book and I quite liked it because Alex is was st
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Bridget M
Dec 05, 2012 Bridget M rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A gripping and intense book can offer an amazing experience to readers. It can transport its audience to a different continent and even alter how they think in their everyday lives. Cherub: The Dealer written by Robert Muchamore and published in 2005 offers this unique occurrence. The book follows James, a young spy, as he takes on missions only previously attempted by highly trained adults. A classic theme told through a young and fresh perspective is joined in this book to produce an excellent ...more
Ben Langdon
This is my first CHERUB book, although Muchamore does a good job of explaining the concept in the beginning so it's easy enough to jump on board with number 2. This was a good read - straightforward plot that didn't get caught up with too many subplots. In fact there really only is a direct line through the novel. I'm not really sure what age group this is aimed at. James, the main character/agent, is probably 13 (although he has a birthday during the book) but he seems simultaneously older and ...more
Matthew Horrocks
I chose to read this book because because I read the first book in the series and I enjoyed it. I also enjoyed this book because it had a good plot and I like the general concept of the CHERUB series.

This fits under my bingo board category "book with a male author"

Class A is the second book in the CHERUB series. it is about a boy called James going on his second undercover mission for his organisation, CHERUB. The reason CHERUB chose kids is that they say "people don't expect kids to be undercov
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Robert Muchamore was born in Islington, London in 1972. He still lives there, and worked as a private investigator up until 2005 and the critically-accepted release of Maximum Security.

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Cherub (1 - 10 of 12 books)
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  • The Killing (Cherub, #4)
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