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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This results in all kinds of machinations whereby he has to play the Axis Institute faculty off of each other. And now I am iinks to the author!

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Here is a picture of my book report. But again, the main focus is not on Cadel doing anything. Thank you for being such a great fan!

Thank you so much for your response! The first, and most important reason, is the relationship between Cadel and Prosper.

Evil Genius Genius 1 by Catherine Jinks. She is also the reason for Cadels sudden change of heart, one that was only triggered through his discovery and curiosity. The first happened catherime the fourth time, I think, that I read Evil Genius. His teachers try to engage him, but Cadel is only focused on his own interests, and he mostly creeps everyone out.

I can safely say those hours without sleep were worth it. Seeing how Cadel figures out how to disrupt traffic patterns in his first attempts at evil plots is wonderful, but the real stroke of genius is Cadel’s opening an on-line dating service to draw in unwitting victims and to raise money Cadel keeps the would-be suitors separated geographically so they don’t become any the wiser that it’s a scam.


Young Adult about an intelligent boy with rich parents who would send him with a therapist or nanny type of guy who encouraged him to take part in an evil secret society type of group. I always hoped that one of the people who loved my books would grow up and make a movie out of it! Seriously, I finished this book after feverishly reading it for about three days, and I just sat there thinking about it for about two hours before I could go to sleep.

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The characterization is fascinating – none of the characters being drawn with a broad brush – and character development is one of this book’s strongest aspects. I am wondering if you would be interested in providing some insights into the text that would create a really personal, direct link to the students studying the novel.

No two ways about it. At first, the friendship between Cadel and Gazo seems insubstantial and unlikely. What his adoptive parents don’t know though is that this psychologist, Dr.

Words on Bathroom Walls. Thankfully, things pick up in the final third of the novel with Cadel begins to piece together that things might not necessarily catherie what they seem. Even though Alias was a minor character his personality was very unique.

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Though Cadel refers to him as a “Corporate Cog” and says that eevil cares only about securing assets. Cadel is such an admirable character because he was strong even though his whole life was a lie.

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Anyone’s, that wvil, except Cadel’s. This book is unique. 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 genijs school for evil geniuses.

My only wish is that I might one day be involved in bringing this story to the screen. Mar 27, AH rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: At twelve, he was sabotaging construction sites.

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What can I say but thank you so much? Dr Roth is not just a psychologist – he’s the right-hand man of Dr Darkkon, a mad scientist now in prison for cattherine in the US. Have you ever thought about middle names for your characters? Cadel Piggott has a genius IQ and a fascination with systems of all kinds. Alias was evil, yet he had a good sense of humor and an optimistic point of view.