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Joe Canterbury (14). American. Spends a lot of time with Cassian (helped him with James). Brown hair, blue eyes. Mother (name unknown). New York Senator. Father something big at the Pentagon. Vandalism, truancy, shoplifting. Sent to PB after stealing and smashing up car. Vegetarian. Constantly chewing gum. Has he given up smoking? Claims to have own motorbike and three girlfriends (!) in Los Angeles.

—Alex Rider's analysis of Joe Canterbury to MI6

Joe Canterbury is a minor character appearing in the novel Point Blanc.


Was a pupil at Point Blanc Academy. Fourteen, American. Brown hair and blue eyes. Mother is New York senator; father something big in Pentagon. Caught up in vandalism, truancy, shoplifting. Vegetarian.

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