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Would he be as intriguing without knowing? I will definitely be on the lookout to continue this story. More books like this. I think the author would have been better suited to have concluded the story with the heart-wrenching that ended book one. I know, it probably means there is something very wrong with me and I should seek help – oh, well. I was thrilled that Summit Pictures purchased the movie rights. I loved this book! Jan 18, Stefanie Hasse hisandherbooks.

Underworld Gods, demons, spirits, hidden passageways, unknown books, fright, mystery, and more! At around twelve I decided I wanted to be a writer this came after deciding I wanted to be a scientist, and then an architect. This is his forte though,when he turns to the atmospheric, dark and moody he is in his element. And I still can’t say that I had enough of it. The concept is really cool, too–Victor Frankenstein as a teen and how he ends up on the path of scientist obsessed with reanimation. August 21, Publisher’s recommended age s:

It turned out to be quite a long story, really a short novel, and I rewrote it the next summer. Or does he just want to love her because she loves Konrad and not him? Maybe a curse word or two. Search the site Search term is required. This is, for me, a metaphor for the larger Frankenstein story.

Beauty in the writing, beauty in the character’s noble hearts, beauty in the outcome. Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options Victor Frankenstein has not recovered from the traumatic death of his twin.

A bit sad at the end though. I want everyone to read it – hurry hurry go go go go go go go go!!!!! The Biblioteka Obscura has been destroyed by Victor’s father, its dangerous serifs burned to dust, but if you think that The Dark Library was the only secret the old chateau held within its premises, you’re very wrong. Oppel is a brilliant story crafter. Mar 18, Liv Chanin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Usch, he can also be ruthless, arrogant, maniacal, emotionally aloof, and quite possibly mad.


Those who serise excellence will certainly find it here. Victor is frighteningly intelligent, endlessly inquisitive, and passionately devoted to those he loves.

In the end, though, he’s willing to make a surprisingly big sacrifice to set things right. Ich kann mich an keine Stelle in der Geschichte erinnern, an der ich mich von Langeweile getrieben sah. I also appreciate his daring to create a conflicted and decidedly un -likable protagonist. I wanted Victor to help him, but I also wanted him dead. Nov 15, Emma Peck rated it it was amazing.

Plus, receive recommendations for your next Book Club read. If you are a Frankenstein lover like myself or just looking for a great read with lots of action. I believe he’s one of the only “bad boy” types I’ve ever loved like this.

But the demonic element is my greatest caution. I started out writing sci-fi epics my Star Wars phase then went on to swords and sorcery tales my Dungeons and Dragons phase and then, during the summer holiday when I was fourteen, started on a humorous story about a boy addicted to video games written, of course, during my video game phase.

Such Wicked Intent: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, Book 2

But perhaps that’s just me. We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews untent massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them. August 21, Publisher’s recommended age s: I like that the story takes a winding route, not jumping straight to the traditional Frankenstein’s monster. Victor is a solid central character, eminently dislikeable of course, but that is part of ijtent charm — wanting to see what happens to him.

Such Wicked Intent: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, Book 2 Book Review

Its sequel, Skybreakerwas a New York Times bestseller. But since they burned the Frankenstein library, how will he discover the way? I started out writing sci-fi epics wickde Star Wars phase then went on to swords I was born in in Port Alberni, a mill town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia but spent the bulk of my childhood in Victoria, B. Likely though, if you read this, you’ll want to read the other anyway.


Underworld Gods, demons, spirits, hidden passageways, unknown books, fright, mystery, and more! Yes, it plays a big part in the original story and the prequel as a whole, but it veered towards being Bible-thumping more times than I had hoped it would.

I suppose the ending explains some of her stupidity Oh dear, my heart. He inrent really delved into Victor’s psyche, and what can I say about Henry other than I love him. Jan 21, Mel rated it really liked it Shelves: I really liked getting a glimpse of teenage Victor.

Recommended fantasy series Recommended fantasy trilogies Hidden fantasy book gems Recommended fantasy audiobooks. He was the only one who saw it, maybe listen to him? Their human desires and failings are examined with the kind of care you wouldn’t expect from young-adult horror.

Such Wicked Intent by Kenneth Oppel

Some passionate kisses and a few scenes of nonsexual nakedness. Here’s hoping a much wider range of readers — beyond those who like things that go bump in the night — discover this delightfully creepy and intelligent series. Looking forward to the next in the series.

Overall, great story but I wanted a little more at the end. Here are the instructions of how to enable JavaScript in your browser.

She is very maternal, but also very wild, like an animal, and only Victor really sees that side of her. An ancient myth, long buried and terrifying secrets, forbidden knowledge and a dark endeavor of even greater proportions than Victor’s previous one – in Suck Wicked Intent you’ll find all that and much, kkenneth more.