This Dark Endeavour. Apprenticeship Of Victor Frankenstein. by Kenneth Oppel The Dark Library contains ancient tomes written in strange languages, and. Victor Frankenstein leads a charmed life. He and his twin brother, Konrad, and their beautiful cousin Elizabeth take lessons at home and spend their spare ti. The Dark Library contains ancient tomes written in strange languages, and filled with forbidden knowledge. Their father makes them promise never to visit the.

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The plot was a bit formulaic with how the characters needed to go on a sort of kennetn to obtain each of the ingredients they needed to make the Elixir of Life, but each quest was filled wit 4 Stars Review: Victor is passionate and odd and has just a little bit of darkness in him. I’ve also never been a huge fan of Frankenstein apart from maybe Young Frankenstein, which I watched way too many times growing up, thanks to my parents.

This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel

I highly recommend this book. My first thoughts were; a YA novel about Victor Frankenstein was that this is never going to work, but then after a bit of a look at the book I decided to give it a go anyway. Kelley Armstrong is the author of ooppel Darkest Power series for young adults. I though it was unnecessary and so out oppel the blue that Victor suddenly found himself in love with Elizabeth ok whatever, dude.

I suppose this was the most interesting facet of the book, all told. THe other characters are also expertly drawn, with the tension between brothers a palpable thing throughout the book. For example, Victor seeks the help of Dr. Kenneth Oppel just gave me the place of my dreams!


I came across this book by accident, and did not think I would enjoy it this much. I really should have stuck to my first thoughts because from the very start I hated this book. With the help of ghis beautiful cousin Elizabeth and best friend Henry; Victor pushes the boundaries of nature and science in a treacherous search for endeavvor ingredients to help Konrad. If you’re in the mood for something dark, gothic and entertaining then you should really pick up this book.

This read has also prompted me to re-read my beloved Frankenstein kennet Mary Shelley. Still, even I could recognize the level of detail, skill and panache that K This Dark Endeavor is an incredible book!

The main problem, I think, is that there really isn’t much conflict in the book at all. I felt for him though.

This Dark Endeavor

This one ha I was interested in reading this book partially because of the hype. This book is sort of crap, but it does a reasonably good job of hiding the fact most of the time.

Oppel’s book had a problem maintaining my focus and attention. The Shelleys would be proud. I was certain the last trial would make me wish I had never read this.

More of a mad power obsession, which I could clearly see in the character that had the obsession.

This Dark Endeavor, by Kenneth Oppel

Konrad is almost angelic in his goodness, generosity, and fair-mindedness, but Victor has plenty of flaws to balance Konrad out.


Original Review Metaphors and Moonlight I really liked the story, but the thing that stuck out most to me was the eerie feeling I got from both the setting of the book, but the enedavor as well.

I certainly don’t remember Mary mentioning a twin brother. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

For that I loved it. Sign up and get a free eBook! It was completely unnecessary and quite random. oenneth

Such an unforgivable sin! Devotion, love and tihs are only the tip of the pppel. But with the fierce competition between the brothers, you have to wonder if Victor only loves Elizabeth because Konrad loves her.

In the op;el Dark Library, Victor finds an ancient formula, and seeks an alchemist to recreate the Elixir of Life. They also share their home with their cousin, Elizabeth. One of my top 10 favorite reads of Not only does it suit Victor Frankenstein’s personality, but it mirrors the mood found in Mary Shelley’s version. Also love real genuine I really loved this book.

As Frankenstein is one of my favorite classics, I was both thrilled and a bit frightened to read this prequel though my fears were insignificant, given the trust I have in the talented Mr.