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[Mobile pdf] The Monstrumologist Collection: The Monstrumologist; The Curse of the Wendigo; The Isle of Blood; The Final Descent

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#53342 in Books Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014-11-18 2014-11-18Original language:EnglishPDF # 1 8.25 x 5.10 x 5.50l, .0 #File Name: 14814301221808 pagesSimon Schuster Books for Young Readers | File size: 59.Mb Rick Yancey : The Monstrumologist Collection: The Monstrumologist; The Curse of the Wendigo; The Isle of Blood; The Final Descent before purchasing it in order to gage whether or not it would be worth my time, and all praised The Monstrumologist Collection: The Monstrumologist; The Curse of the Wendigo; The Isle of Blood; The Final Descent: 5 of 5 people found the following review helpful. Beautifully disturbing or disturbingly beautiful?By SunnyA beautifully written and super creepy horror series that will seriously scare the pants right off of you. Like the best monster novels, the Monstrumologist series illuminates the strengths and weaknesses inherent in humanity by comparing humans with actual monsters. As someone who does not usually get into the horror genre, I found Yancey's


series to be engrossing and perpetually scary. There is a LOT of gore - be forewarned, especially in the first two books. And he does utilize the jump-scare tactic a couple of times, to extremely good effect. It's easy to spot a good horror writer when your mind is plagued for days afterwards with visions of wendigos and anthropomorphi.Even though the series is written from the point of view of a 12-year-old boy, set in New England during the latter half of the nineteenth century, I would strongly caution younger readers. The gore is one thing, but there are some pretty disturbing scenes. (The captain's tale in the first book, anyone???) In addition, the author makes use of his nineteenth century time setting by utilizing a lot of Victorian-era language - I was pleased at being able to discover new words, but for anyone who doesn't like reaching for a dictionary every fifth page or so, this may not be the read for you. Also, for those of you history buffs, you will be tickled pink to see various famous figures featured in the books - like Jack the Ripper.The paperback series itself is nicely encased in a collector's box, as featured. My books came in pristine condition, which honestly has been a bit unusual for as of late, so I was happy to not have to send a box set back for once due to crushed spines and ripped pages.2 of 2 people found the following review helpful. ... read Rick Yancy's " The 5th Wave" and really enjoyed it, I found out he wrote this particular ...By TeeraeI read Rick Yancy's " The 5th Wave" and really enjoyed it, I found out he wrote this particular series and decided to try them, I love them! I am on the third book in the series and I do not want them to end. They are clever and the characters are well defined, I love Will Henry and his adventures as the assistant to Pellinore Warthrop the Monstrumologist. The story takes place in the Victorian era which to me makes it even better!0 of 0 people found the following review helpful. Five StarsBy CustomerLove the seires Descend into the monstrous depths of horror and gory, gothic adventure with the complete Monstrumologist collection from Rick Yancey, now available as a collectible boxed set.Meet fourteen-year-old Will Henry, an orphan and assistant to a doctor with a most unusual specialty: monster hunting. As he and Dr. Warthrop encounter creatures more terrifying than any imagination could envision, they explore the lines between myth and reality, love and hate, genius and madness. This complete boxed set includes paperback editions of The Monstrumologist, The Curse of the Wendigo, The Isle of Blood, and The Final Descent. About the AuthorRick Yancey is the author of The Monstrumologist, The Curse of the Wendigo, The Isle of Blood, andThe Final Descent. He is also the author of The Fifth Wave series. Rick lives with his wife Sandy and two sons in Gainesville, Florida. Visit him at RickYancey.com.

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