This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel
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This Dark Endeavour
By Kenneth Oppel

This Dark Endeavour

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This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel

Book Awards

  • Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013.

Book Description

The purest intentions can stir up the darkest obsessions. In this prequel to Mary Shelley's gothic classic, "Frankenstein", 16-year-old Victor Frankenstein begins a dark journey that will change his life forever. Victor's twin, Konrad, has fallen ill, and no doctor is able to cure him. Unwilling to give up on his brother, Victor enlists his beautiful cousin Elizabeth and best friend Henry on a treacherous search for the ingredients to create the forbidden Elixir of Life. Impossible odds, dangerous alchemy and a bitter love triangle threaten their quest at every turn. Victor knows he must not fail. But his success depends on how far he is willing to push the boundaries of nature, science, and love - and how much he is willing to sacrifice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780857560124
ISBN-10: 0857560123
Classification: Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage) , Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Format: Hardback (214mm x 144mm x 34mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: David Fickling Books
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Kenneth Oppel

Boundless by Kenneth Oppel Boundless, Paperback / softback (May 2015)

Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada, teenaged Will enlists the aid of a traveling circus to save the train from villains.

The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel The Boundless, Hardback (September 2014)

Will Everett always wished for an adventure - but he wasn't expecting it to start the moment he boarded the Boundless, the largest and most magnificent train ever built.

Such Wicked Intent by Kenneth Oppel Such Wicked Intent, Paperback / softback (August 2013)

Devotion turns deadly in this second Gothic thriller from Printz Honor-winner Oppel that is "every bit as thrilling and engaging" ("VOYA") as "This Dark Endeavor."

Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel Half Brother, Paperback / softback (July 2012)

From a Printz Honor-winning author comes an absorbing novel about a teen boy whose scientist parents bring home a new baby brother--a chimpanzee.

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Author Biography - Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel is one of the great contemporary story-tellers. His first novel was published when he was eighteen years old. Since then, he has won extraordinary acclaim for his imaginative works, including the Silverwing trilogy and the Airborn series. The novel Airborn won both a Printz Honor and the Governor General's Award. His last novel Half Brother was named both Children's Book of the Year and Best Young Adult Book of the Year by the Canadian Library Association. Kenneth Oppel lives in Toronto with his family and can be found online at www.kennethoppel.ca

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