Cadel Piggott has a genius IQ and a fascination with systems of all kinds. At seven, he was illegally hacking into computers. Now he’s fourteen and studying for. Cadel Piggott has a genius IQ and a fascination with systems of all kinds. At seven, he was illegally hacking into computers. Now he’s 14 and studying. Evil Genius, then, is not a children’s book like Dahl’s Matilda, but a coming-of-age young adult (YA) book. Author Catherine Jinks is adept at working with this.

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I must admit, sometimes it got quite boring. May 26, Anne genjus it liked it Shelves: Er soll ja ein Genie sein, doch das einzige, was er wirklich beherrscht, ist die Computerwelt. While the first part was interesting, watching a young child struggle with his intellect, learning as well as school, it got rather boring when he enrolled in the school for evil geniuses. If you knock that out and the whole system collapses, then you know you’ve got a handle cqtherine it.

Thank you so much for writing to me with such honesty and enthusiasm, even though I find the enthusiasm just a little bit incomprehensible. I’m not a number or computer whiz, so I can’t be sure if all the technical stuff was correct, but it did not detract from the story and even seemed to add an air of authenticity, at least to my untrained eye.


Man kann schon anhand seiner Intonation bestimmen, wer gerade spricht, sodass hier wenigstens keine Monotonie aufkommt. Open Preview See a Problem?

The psychologist reveals that Cadel is in fact the secret son of incarcerated international arch-villain Dr. But it never fails to engross me. But after a few exchanges of words Cadel says “I will think about it”. I am not here to teach you law-I am here to teach you loopholes.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thaddeus Roth, works for Cadel’s real father, who is in prison. So bleiben ihre anfangs eingehend geschilderten Charaktere Marionetten, die man nicht ganz ernst nehmen kann. When Kay-Lee, a maths aficionado, joins, Cadel unexpectedly finds himself intellectually challenged. But I don’t think so. I think it may have been some time since the Genius series crossed your notifications on this website.

My stress disappeared and I was able to relax for the first time in a while! Sinceshe and her family have been living in Leura, NSW. We became good friends after that, and he even bought the sequel along with me.

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It is only as Cadel builds a friendship outside Thaddeus’s control that he begins to wonder whether his genius is really sufficient reason to sidestep all of society. This book dragged on too much and I don’t have the patience for it; too many other books out there to read, so I won’t waste my time on a book I’m not enjoying.


Wow, James, what a compliment! After such a graduation, Thaddeus recommends Cadel to the Axis Institute. Part of the problem is that Cadel – who doesn’t narrate but whose perspective, if you can call it that, is the only one we get – doesn’t have much charisma, and his disinterest in other people makes him alienating without being interesting. From toCatherine studied at the University of Sydney, graduating with an honours geniuz in medieval history.

Reaction to the novel was mixed to positive. Upon meeting a secretary with teeth the color of coal the book simply states, “Her mouth looked as if it belonged to an older, harsher century. I am now a Junior in college and i barely jonks to reading Genius Squad and Genius Wars, but after finally finishing the trilogy i wondered why you didnt write another one.

Unfortunately, that experience has never been repeated.

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Cadel is such an admirable character because he was strong even though his whole life was a lie. YA also functions strongly as a marketing category, linked to the way evll book is formatted and distributed, and many titles have been extremely commercially successful over the past few decades with both younger readers and adults.

But anyway, the second little story was even better.