The Society of Unrelenting Vigilance
Publish date: September 22nd 2009
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Book Club
, Middle Grade
Series: Candle Man (#1)
Theo has spent his entire life confined to the estate of his guardian, never allowed to see other people, all because of some rare disease he has. His guardian, Saintly, the butler Mr. Nicely and the deaf serving-girl Clarice are his sole companions. Then, on his birthday (15th?), everything changes...
This novel was a bit of a hit and a miss for me. It started out well by exploring Theo, his ability, and his world that is similar yet different from ours. I was pleased that Dakin took the twists that he did in regards to Theo's world, but in the beginning, there were so many parts that confused me...