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Just In: This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel

This Dark Endeavour is a book about Frankenstein, but not like any you`ve ever read before. This is a gothic story about Victor Frankenstein before he created his horrifying Creature.

Victor and his twin brother Konrad are sixteen. The are living at 1700`s, a time when science and technology was mysterious and dangerous. Konrad becomes deathly ill and it seems that he will die. Victor cannot stand by and let this happen! Victor is intelligent, creative, irresponsible and arrogant. He is convinced that he can create an `elixir of life` in the hope that he can save his brother.

This book is dark, full of suspense and risky science. Victor, his friend Henry, and his cousin Elizabeth navigate dark damp tunnels, giants, freakish water creatures and dangerous magical books. The plot twists and suspense will keep you guessing.

If you liked Icefall or Witchlanders, you will love This Dark Endeavour.

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