Such Wicked Intent

Paperback | August 20, 2013

byKenneth Oppel

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Finalist for the CLA Young Adult Book Award

In this thrilling sequel to This Dark Endeavour, Victor Frankenstein is devastated by the death of his twin brother. The pains in his phantom missing fingers—sacrificed during his desperate attempt to save Konrad’s life—are a constant reminder of all he has lost. When the source of Victor’s recent misadventures, the Dark Library in the Frankenstein chateau, is dismantled and its contents destroyed in a fire, Victor spies a mysterious book in the flames. It claims to hold the secret to communicating with spirits, and leads Victor to an entryway into their hidden realms. With his cousin Elizabeth and dear friend Henry at his side, Kenneth Oppel’s most intriguing hero embarks on a dangerous quest tofind his brother in the great beyond and an adventure that is truly outof this world.

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Finalist for the CLA Young Adult Book AwardIn this thrilling sequel to This Dark Endeavour, Victor Frankenstein is devastated by the death of his twin brother. The pains in his phantom missing fingers—sacrificed during his desperate attempt to save Konrad’s life—are a constant reminder of all he has lost. When the source of Victor’s re...

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 Children's Book of the Year Award and the CLA's Young Adult Book Award, andThis Dark Endeavou...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:August 20, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1554683432

ISBN - 13:9781554683437

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"Mr. Oppel is an expert storyteller and an outstanding world builder. Such Wicked Intent is sinister, creepy, even horrific. At the same time, it is highly appealing, humanistic and thought-provoking." -NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS

"A standout sequel and engrossing ghost story." -KIRKUS REVIEWS(STARRED REVIEW)