Book Review: This Dark Endeavour and Such Wicked Intent

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THESE books are prequel’s to Mary Shelley’s gothic classic Frankenstein. So they are bound to be spooky, but gripping!

Dark Endeavour tells the incredible story of young Victor Frankenstein, creator of yes, that monster! Its set in 18th century Geneva and Oppel has created a gripping horror which challenges and intoxicates. Such Wicked Intent continues the story as Victor searches for the knowledge to raise the dead and in the process unlock a darkness from which they may never return. Don’t have nightmares!

This Dark Endeavour and Such Wicked Intent by Kenneth Oppel, £6.99 and £12.99 www.davidficklingbooks.co.uk