VIDEO Anthony Horowitz On His New Novel Oblivion

Alex Rider author takes on the apocalypse

In the fifth volume of Anthony Horowitz's Power Of Five series, Oblivion , the Earth has been pretty much destroyed by forces of darkness. Our last hope? Five teenagers known as the Gatekeepers.

In this video, Horowitz talks about his globetrotting new novel – "the darkest book I've ever written". If it's whetted your appetite, you can read more in the latest issue of SFX , on sale now.

Oblivion is on sale now from Walker Books.

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You can also get an augmented reality app that brings the cover of Oblivion to life. It's available from the App Store or Google Play .