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This Dark Endeavor - Kenneth Oppel
This Dark Endeavor
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781554683390 (1554683394)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 298
Edition language: English
Series: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein (#1)
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The English Student
The English Student rated it
2.5 This Dark Endeavour - Kenneth Oppel
A YA prequel to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (which kind of feels weird in itself), This Dark Endeavour imagines a young Victor Frankenstein whose twin, Konrad (not in the original), falls dangerously ill with a mysterious blood disease (leukemia, maybe?). Victor, desperate to save him, embarks on a ...
Barbara's Booky Blog
Barbara's Booky Blog rated it
5.0
This is in essence a prequel to Mary Shelley's [b:Frankenstein|18490|Frankenstein|Mary Shelley|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1311647465s/18490.jpg|4836639] and as such is Victor Frankenstein's first attempts at alchemy in an effort to save his twin brother Konrad's life. Victor's best friend Henry a...
Boxes of Paper
Boxes of Paper rated it
0.0 This Dark Endeavour: Apprenticeship Of Victor Frankenstein
I think Mary Shelley would be very proud. Thrills and chills galore! Full review to come.
wordchasing
wordchasing rated it
3.0
3.5 starsI read Scarlett as a teen and I decided it had put me off this prequel/sequel written by someone else business for life. (Really, can you blame me? That book is the worst.) Then they went and made Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story and I could have rage-cried from the whole ’have we...
jenryland
jenryland rated it
I don't include audiobooks on my challenge stats, but I will do an audiobook review on this one sometime soon.Long story short: loved this. Great foreshadowing in the beginning which made me nervous from the get-go. To me, it lagged a little in the middle, but then ... wow. The author really went to...
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