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Such Wicked Intent

Oppel, Kenneth (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Such Wicked Intent
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When his grieving father orders the destruction of the Dark Library, Victor retrieves a book in which he finds the promise of not just communicating with the dead, but entering their realm, and soon he, Elizabeth, and Henry are in the spirit world of Chateau Frankenstein, creating and growing a body.
Authors: Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-
Title: Such wicked intent
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, 2012.
Characteristics: 310 p. ;,22 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: When his grieving father orders the destruction of the Dark Library, Victor retrieves a book in which he finds the promise of not just communicating with the dead, but entering their realm, and soon he, Elizabeth, and Henry are in the spirit world of Chateau Frankenstein, creating and growing a body.
Local Note: bt/kvb
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ISBN: 1442403187
9781442403185
Statement of Responsibility: Kenneth Oppel
Subject Headings: Horror tales Young adult literature. Geneva (Republic) History 18th century Young adult fiction. Alchemy Young adult fiction. Brothers Young adult fiction. Twins Young adult fiction. Dead Young adult fiction. Supernatural Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Horror tales
Alchemy
Brothers
Twins
Dead
Supernatural
LCCN: 2011042843
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I really liked this book .But it is kind of non logic. Through the beginning i thought that victor should open that window after they found out Analiese never worked there .

Apr 08, 2014
  • aadela rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really like this book because it's really adventurous and it's a book that I can't put down! I would rate this book 5 out of 5!

I loved the book Such Wicked Intent it was creative, entertaining and very descriptive. I have always been into teen - fantasy and I read the first book "This Dark Endeavour", so I had a good understanding of the book. I would recommend Such Wicked Intent to avid readers.

Mar 04, 2014
  • juliette_silveira rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I loved it. At the beginning, it made me eager to keep reading; it was interesting, and at the same time didn't give too much away. As I kept reading, it gave hints at what was going on and soon it was full of action. It was never too hard to follow, either. I thought it was a great story, and I would definitely recommend it to avid readers.

Aug 17, 2013
  • Legomyeggo33 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

It was definitely not as good as the first book. Needless to say, it was still a very good read.

I think I liked this one more than the first. It has more supernatural elements, and the characters are more complex and mature. We really see the dark side of Victor's character come out as he delves deeper into his obsession with knowledge and power. This is a fantastic book.

Mar 10, 2013
  • pigs_will_fly rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

An amazing read, Kenneth Oppel's done it again. It's so CREEPY though! I literally jumped whenever I heard someone move. (In the real world.) OMG, I couldn't put it down until I was finished. Like, not even to go to the bathroom. Okay, don't read this, go read Such Wicked Intent!

Nov 28, 2012
  • 0Charlie rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Book Two of Kenneth Oppel's prequel series "The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein" continues to entertain. The main characters are all teens - but are experiencing situations well beyond the norm - talking to the dead, battling spirits and translating Latin! I was pleased that I never knew what was coming next. Looking forward to Book Three.

Nov 09, 2012
  • samdog123 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This the second book in this series featuring young Viktor Frankenstein. Like the first book, the plot is slow to develop but once it does, it is fascinating! Viktor, Elizabeth and Henry discover a way to travel back to Conrad's spirit. Wilhelm Frankenstein, their ancestor from 300 years before, has a portrait which sparks the travels into the spirit world to bring Conrad back to the world of the living. But Conrad is not the only spirit they encounter....exciting and an excellent read!

Oct 07, 2012
  • Hannah03 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I very much liked the first book, This Dark Endeavour, but I was a little disappointed with this book. Overall though, a good read.

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Feb 24, 2014
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Oct 07, 2012
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Aug 17, 2013
  • Legomyeggo33 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

'"Victor, I believe there is something on this earth you desire more than anything, and it isn't me."'

Page 192

Aug 17, 2013
  • Legomyeggo33 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

'"She walks in beauty, like the night/Of cloudless climes and starry skies;/And all that's best of dark and bright/Meet in her aspect and her eyes."'

Page 189

Aug 17, 2013
  • Legomyeggo33 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

'"Yes, how lucky I am always to be included."'

Page 55

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