Cirque Du Freak (The Saga of Darren Shan, Book 1)

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007539460

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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The amazing manga retelling of Darren Shan’s international best-selling vampire saga, with illustrations by Japanese artist Takahiro Arai.

Cirque Du Freak: A Living Nightmare

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 031604184X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 5997


From the Master of Horror comes the first gripping book in the twelve book New York Times bestselling Saga of Darren Shan. Start the tale from the beginning in the book that inspired the feature film The Vampire's Assistant and petrified devoted fans worldwide. A young boy named Darren Shan and his best friend, Steve, get tickets to the Cirque Du Freak, a wonderfully gothic freak show featuring weird, frightening half human/half animals who interact terrifyingly with the audience. In the midst of the excitement, true terror raises its head when Steve recognizes that one of the performers-- Mr. Crepsley-- is a vampire! Stever remains after the show finishes to confront the vampire-- but his motives are surprising! In the shadows of a crumbling theater, a horrified Darren eavesdrops on his friend and the vampire, and is witness to a monstrous, disturbing plea. As if by destiny, Darren is pulled to Mr. Crepsley and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires. This is the beginning of Darren's story.

Cirque Du Freak: the Manga, Vol. 1

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: Yen Press

ISBN: 9781975320058

Category:

Page: 208

View: 3679


Discover the manga adaptation of Darren Shan's Cirque Du Freak, now back ina new omnibus form! Darren Shan was an average kid until destiny brought him tothe Cirque du Freak. Now Darren's been immersed into a shadowy world inhabitedby vampires, werewolves, and strange creatures the likes of which he's neverimagined, and his life will be changed forever!

Cirque Du Freak

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: HarperTrophy

ISBN: 9781554683772

Category: Friendship

Page: 192

View: 3272


The Saga of Darren Shan: Book 1 Darren goes to a banned freak show with his best mate Steve. It's the wonderfully gothic Cirque Du Freak where weird, frightening half human/half animals appear who interact terrifyingly with the audience. Darren - a spider freak - -falls in love' with Madam Octa - an enormous tarantula owned by Mr Crepsley. Darren determines to steal the spider so that he can train it to perform amazing deeds. But his daring theft goes horribly wrong. The spider bites Steve and Darren has to sell his soul to Mr Crepsley - a member of the vampire clan - to get the antidote. Something out of the ordinary is set against the background of children's normal lives to chilling effect. Atmospheric, funny, realistic, moving and... terrifying.

Cirque Du Freak #6: The Vampire Prince

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316028754

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 208

View: 2140


Branded a traitor, betrayed by a friend, hunted by the vampire clan -- Darren Shan, the Vampire's Assistant, faces certain death. Can Darren reverse the odds and outwit a Vampire Prince, or is this the end of thousands of years of vampire rule? Darren's initiation on Vampire Mountain draws to a stunning, bloody conclusion -- but the Saga continues...

Cirque Du Freak #1: A Living Nightmare

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316605106

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 3687


From the Master of Horror comes the first gripping book in the twelve book New York Times bestselling Saga of Darren Shan. Start the tale from the beginning in the book that inspired the feature film The Vampire's Assistant and petrified devoted fans worldwide. A young boy named Darren Shan and his best friend, Steve, get tickets to the Cirque Du Freak, a wonderfully gothic freak show featuring weird, frightening half human/half animals who interact terrifyingly with the audience. In the midst of the excitement, true terror raises its head when Steve recognizes that one of the performers-- Mr. Crepsley-- is a vampire! Stever remains after the show finishes to confront the vampire-- but his motives are surprising! In the shadows of a crumbling theater, a horrified Darren eavesdrops on his friend and the vampire, and is witness to a monstrous, disturbing plea. As if by destiny, Darren is pulled to Mr. Crepsley and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires. This is the beginning of Darren's story.

Cirque Du Freak #2: The Vampire's Assistant

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316025992

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 256

View: 5726


In the tradition of Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes, and Stephen King's Salem's Lot, the nightmare continues for the new vampire's assistant in the popular Saga of Darren Shan. Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy until his visit to the Cirque Du Freak. Now, as he struggles with his new life as a Vampire's Assistant, he tries desperately to resist the one temptation that sickens him, the one thing that can keep him alive. But destiny is calling. The Wolf Man is waiting.

Cirque Du Freak #7: Hunters of the Dusk

Author: Darren Shan

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316025690

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 224

View: 1254


The pursuit begins... Darren Shan, the Vampire Prince, leaves Vampire Mountain on a life or death mission. As part of an elite force, Darren searches the world for the Vampaneze Lord. But the road ahead is long and dangerous - and lined with the bodies of the damned.