Evil Genius - Catherine Jinks - - Allen & Unwin - Australia
Ask me who Catherine Jinks was before I read "Evil Genius" and you'd have met with a blank .. As a result, he developed a dating matchmaking site. His projects start becoming more and more cruel, until he meets an online friend names. 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. Evil Genius. by Catherine Jinks. At the age of seven, when you date: Partner Post, an online dating service. By watching his fellow students.
Gazo does not have the intelligence required to attend the institute, but was recruited for the stench he emits under high stress.
Due to his "condition", he is required to wear a protective suit and breathing apparatus at all times, unless he is alone. He also seems to take to Cadel very quickly and will not leave him alone, not even in Hardware Heaven.
Gazo assists Cadel in his scheme to rid Axis of certain staff members. He was also the one who alerted Thaddeus to Cadel's kidnapping. He has a knack for prying open car doors. Phineas Darkkon Cadel's "father" - the founder of the Axis Institute, was imprisoned for various black market-related crimes. He claims to be Cadel's real father, and seems to be working with Dr.
Frog like and sometimes described as being "crazy", he was the husband to Cadels mother Elspeth and legal father to Cadel not biological. Jemima and Niobe "Gemini" Jem 'n' Ni: Two of Cadel's classmates at the Axis Institute, who treat Cadel with more fondness than others because of his youth.
The two teenagers are identical twins who were brought to the attention of Axis faculty for their techniques in shoplifting.
Techniques such as using their "identicalness" to stay in the store after it is lockup time and take what ever they want.
- Review of the Day: Evil Genius (Part One)
Gemini are students in poisoning at the institute. Com is one of Cadel's classmates in Ulysses "Virus" Vee's class about computers and hacking. He is great at hacking, but does not often speak with other members of the class.
In fact, one of the students assumes that Com doesn't even remember how to speak. Cadel occasionally compares him to a machine because has never been spotted leaving his computer.
He has a twin sister named Dorothea Daniels, nicknamed Dot. Minor characters[ edit ] Stuart and Lanna Piggot: Cadel's adopted parents are very well to do, due to the fact that Stuart is a lawyer that just can't resist receiving assets. Though Cadel refers to him as a "Corporate Cog" and says that he cares only about securing assets.
Lanna Piggot was a fashion and makeup consultant but later became an interior decorator. Once Cadel found out that she and Stuart were working for Thaddeus, Cadel was repulsed by them.
The Axis Institute staff: After fishing around in Max's emails, Cadel decides that Max is a little paranoid and a loner. Art East teaches Cultural appreciation Forgery. At first his class was very challenging for Cadel, but soon enough Cadel overcame this obstacle also. Deal teaches law loopholes.
He accidentally assaults Cadel in an old men's bathroom and tries to bribe him with money.
But after a few exchanges of words Cadel says "I will think about it". Aug 16, Betsy rated it it was amazing Few pleasures are quite as sublime as reading a book, enjoying it, and only afterwards realizing that you're familiar with the author. Ask me who Catherine Jinks was before I read "Evil Genius" and you'd have met with a blank stare accompanied by some rapid-fire blinking.
Only after I read and enjoyed her latest did I put two and two together. The "Pagan" series is probably one of the best too little appreciated historical f Few pleasures are quite as sublime as reading a book, enjoying it, and only afterwards realizing that you're familiar with the author. The "Pagan" series is probably one of the best too little appreciated historical fiction series of books for kids out there, so it came as little surprise that Jinks was also the author of this little jewel.
From here on in, I'm putting Catherine Jinks on the top of my Must Read pile for as long as she keeps on writing. No two ways about it.
He's just a kid, but you should see his resume.
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Getting caught by the police for hacking into mainframes by the time he was seven. Causing massive commuter blockages at eight.
Managing to get his entire twelfth grade class flunked at the age of thirteen. It shouldn't surprise anybody then that Cadel's father is none other than criminal genius Dr. Darkkon, currently serving life in prison. That doesn't stop the man from influencing Cadel with the help of the boy's psychologist and Darkkon's right hand man Thaddeus Roth.
Now Cadel's enrolled in Darkkon's very own Axis Institute. While there he'll be taking classes in Law "loopholes"Personal Presentation "disguise"Cultural Appreciation "forgery"and Computer Science "infiltration".