This Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship Of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth OppelThis Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship Of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel

This Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship Of Victor Frankenstein

byKenneth Oppel

Hardcover | August 22, 2011

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2011 Governor General''s Literary Awards Finalist - Children''s Literature (Text)

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 time fencing and horseback riding. Along with their friend Henry, they have explored all the hidden passageways and secret rooms of the palatial Frankenstein chateau. Except one.

The Dark Library contains ancient tomes written in strange languages and filled with forbidden knowledge. Their father makes them promise never to visit the library, but when Konrad becomes deathly ill, Victor knows he must find the book that contains the recipe for the legendary Elixir of Life.

The elixir needs only three ingredients. But impossible odds, dangerous alchemy and a bitter love triangle threaten their quest at every turn.

Victor knows he must not fail. Yet 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.

KENNETH OPPEL is the Governor General''s Award-winning author of the Airborn series and the Silverwing Saga, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. His most recent novels areHalf Brother, winner of both the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the Young Adult Book Award;This Dark Endeavour, fina...
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Title:This Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship Of Victor FrankensteinFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.75 X 5.75 X 1 inPublished:August 22, 2011Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554683394

ISBN - 13:9781554683390

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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