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. With a series of breakneck twists and turns, Jinks’s (the Pagan Chronicles) latest novel follows Cadel Piggott, a seven-year-old Australian boy. Evil Genius. by Catherine Jinks. At the age of seven, when you and I were learning our multiplication tables, Cadel Piggott was studying.

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Com is one of Cadel’s classmates in Ulysses “Virus” Vee’s class about computers and hacking. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think my heart was pounding as I relived with Cadel the realization of everything that had been playing out underneath his very nose.

This continues on until Cadel is thirteen, and is ready to go to school at the Axis Institute, a special school, run by Dr. There, Cadel takes classes in forgery, computers, money laundering, and other nefarious subjects.

I also have a lot of friends on the North Shore, so it was amazing to see a story actually set in Sydney!

That doesn’t stop the man fenius influencing Cadel with the help of the boy’s psychologist and Darkkon’s right hand man Thaddeus Roth. During Thaddeus a Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks is a fictional story that I would highly recommend to anyone who likes books with slower plots but more complex characters.


Overall, I believe this book to be very interesting and exciting. No two ways about it. This character has no morals coupled with a complete disregard for anyone’s feelings.

Evil Genius

Finally got around to reading it. Techniques such as using their “identicalness” to stay in the store after it is lockup time and cathwrine what ever they want. Anyhow, I was rooting for Cadel all the way, no matter whose side he was on, or what he was doing.

There are also many plot twists involved in this book.

Putting together the plans for a computer phone is something that would seem impossible for a seven year old boy to do. Before long, Cadel finds himself playing a dangerous game of deception, trying to escape his father’s evil plans for him and trying to connect with his online correspondent.

Evil Genius (Genius, #1) by Catherine Jinks

Lots of internal dialogue. Phineas Darkkon, a criminal mastermind serving a life sentence. Evil Geniusthen, like many novels with a touch of fantasy, dramatises clashing moral codes. Morrese rated it really liked it. So yes, I liked this book a whole lot. However, in Evil Genius the desire to create a new world is a malevolent force.


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It’s called “Genius Squad” and it sports the tagline “Sometimes when it comes to fighting evil, one genius isn’t enough. But thanks anyway — Evvil really do appreciate your appreciation. Thank you for being suck a great author.

On the whole however, I was most disappointed jikns how little I cared about Cadel. Again, as with all my reviews, this summary will be short and sweet in order to avoid major spoi Did I like this book?: However, as soon as Cadel gets to the school, the tone of the novel shifts abruptly and becomes incredibly dark and disturbing.

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Cadel and his experiences, his struggles and triumphs and losses, meant a lot to me. Cadel is a cold character and while the book is obviously somewhat tongue-in-cheek with the arch-villain and the Evil University, where he meets many strange figures, Cadel’s underlying melancholy is all too real. The website link gehius an old one instituted by my publishers, and they might have decided to scrap the website by now.