By Royal Command (Young Bond #5)
Forced to flee from Eton to Austria, James must leave behind everything he knows, w ...more
This was an amazing end to the Young James Bond series by Mr Higson. The series will be carrying on with a different author, but I'm not sure if I want to continue reading them. As much as I enjoyed the books, I'm still deciding if I'm happy with how Higson left the series or if I want to read more.
This one wraps up Higson's full length novel l ...more
I do not find this series as enjoyable as I found the series to be in 6th grade. I guess I've grown out of junior spies and such. Or perhaps this book was not as satisfying as the books pri ...more
I can't find much of anything to say about this that's worthwhile. The end does pick u ...more
It was very well written with again good character build up but the movei was better . We're better but it's always good to be a little more informed. It was a little slow to get two the parts I like wich is the action a ...more
Lha, kok, gitu?
Lha ya memang gitu. Sekarang balik ta’tanya kepada para pemirsa sekalian, apa pantes anak teka – tekanya TK Aisyah pulak! – diajak ke bioskop pas lepas maghrib buat nonton James Bond? Jika kalian menjawab bahwa itu tiada pantas, maka ...more
Higson does great things with plot and a believable creation of the enigmatic James Bond. As James grows up, so do his stories. I would put this book as one for slightly older readers than the first few books. An enjoyable story and char ...more
By Royal Command is the fifth book in the Young Bond series. Upon returning back to Europe from Mexico, James goes to Austria for a school trip. After a few days of learning how to ski, James gets stuck in an avalanche with a classmate but luckily, he saves them both. He recovers quickly enough and returns to Eton with this schoolmates and he meets the new maid, Roan Power. Her appearance in the book is a catalyst for the rest of James’s adventures. James gets swept up in politics and conspira...more
In this book, the 5th book, James Bond is returning from Mexico, and wants to be a regular schoolboy. He doesn't want to be involved in violence anymore. But, everything at Eton changed when he got back, there' ...more
It plods at the start providing the genesis of Bond's skiing prowess...in fact Roger Moore's bond obviously benefited from some stellar ski instruction!!
Once we are past the Ski instruction and subsequent mini adventure we are pulled into a plot involving anarchists, communism and potential assassination..interestingly Higson creates some ...more
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