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This dark endeavor

Author: Kenneth Oppel
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When his twin brother falls ill in the family's chateau in the independent republic of Geneva in the eighteenth century, sixteen-year-old Victor Frankenstein embarks on a dangerous and uncertain quest to create the forbidden Elixir of Life described in an ancient text in the family's secret Biblioteka Obscura.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Adventure fiction
Fantasy fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Oppel
ISBN: 9781442403154 1442403152 9781442403178 1442403179 9780857560445 0857560441
OCLC Number: 687671433
Awards: Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013.
Target Audience: Ages 12 up.; Middle School.; 69
Description: 298 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Kenneth Oppel.

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The 16-year-old Victor Frankenstein begins a dark journey that will change his life forever. Victor's twin, Konrad, has fallen ill, and no doctor is able to cure him. Unwilling to give up on his  Read more...

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