H.I.V.E. Higher Institute of Villainous Education has ratings and reviews. Jennifer said: Reviewed by Jeremey for come to . Higher Institute of Education is the first book in the H.I.V.E. series written by Mark Walden. Contents[show] Summary Otto Malpense may be only thirteen years. H.I.V.E. (Higher Institute of Villainous Education) is a top-secret school of applied villainy where children with a precocious gift for wrongdoing are sent to.

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Well, its not Artemis Fowl His first name is Neville–I mean, Nigel. I’ve no problem with the school, or the idea of one.

Not just a bit slack, really, truly, breathtakingly lazy. In addition, during Dr. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. Aug 04, Sasha Khalid rated it it was ok Shelves: There very much is a “what is the point of being bad if you don’t have style? About Privacy Cookies Contact us. The plot, characters, setting and world building we’re all done remarkably well. Vivid imagery, great adventure, cool characters and just enough mystery to have my son and I discussing what might come next.

He keeps the reader constantly guessing about the characters, because he just gives you a little bit of information about the characters and then as the book progresses on he gives you more information about them.


No, I’m not kidding. Otto, as this main character is called, is kidnapped, which is apparently how people get recruited to this super secret villain school. Otto is less than happy to be removed from his life, and taken to enrol in a school for evil genius children.

H.I.V.E. Higher Institute of Villainous Education by Mark Walden

Who, with no discernable flaws, bullying tendancies, and extreme and I do mean extreme. The past three months that Otto has spent away from H. I just felt like this book lacked character and needed something deeper.

Reflective Patterns Can your pupils reflect the patterns from one istitute of the image villaiinous the other? But what Otto soon comes to realize is that this is a six-year program, and leaving is not an option. Add to that problem that when we shift out of Otto’s head into another character’s perspective, there’s no stark contrast of thoughts and vocabulary. Mark Walden is now on my list of authors to pay attention to.

H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education by Mark Walden – review

exucation This was a typical grueling read for me. Franz, an overweight German kid who only talks about food and is also not very good at most classes, although he takes quickly to the ones teaching students how to use politics and economics to take down the good guys. I really hope that there’s more about her in the sequels Some tantalizing tidbits are “Life at H.

There seems to be are far too many books on the shelves with flat, two-dimensional villains. Did anyone else have this problem? The characters, w Welcome to H. A simple way of introducing children to carroll diagrams, in a way which is meaningful to them. Is this a thing in England?


He is the author of the H. This book is a great educatipn for all action sci fi lovers! There is a countdown above each vat.

Jack Heathauthor of Money Runsaid that “if you can suspend your disbelief far enough, you will find it a rewarding read Not the shadowy figure that shows up twice. Must redeem within 90 days.

Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit H. Mind, who transferred to the educztion inside Zero’s head and the New Glasshouse is destroyed.

And we’re supposed to root for him. She tells him, “There always has to be a choice. Only children who have already been seen to have some villainous skill are accepted to the school.

And then, after that, he complains that they are going to shut down his giant fraud machine? He then discoverers that he is to spend the next six years learning something he knows quite well already — evil!