This Dark Endeavour
Publish date: October 6th 2011
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein (#1)
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 ...
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...
I think Mary Shelley would be very proud. Thrills and chills galore! Full review to come.
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...
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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