The Thin Executioner

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HarperCollins Publishers, Mar 21, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 416 pages
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A brilliant story of swords, sand and sorcery from the endless imagination that brought you The Saga of Darren Shan and the Demonata. Excitement, action and terror...

In a harsh, unforgiving world of slavery and glorified executions, one boy's humiliation leads him to embark on a perilous quest to the faraway lair of a mysterious god. It is a dark, brutal, nightmarish journey which few have ever survived. But to Jebel Rum, the risk is worth it...

to retrieve his honour...

to win the hand of the girl he loves...

to wield unimaginable power...

and to become...


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Reading this book was like riding a roller coaster, though most of his books are like that.. It was different. This book is so spiritually and emotionally powerful yet fictionally entertaining. I believe this is a book that everyone should read. It even has a great moral at the end of the story. Instead of Darren Shan writing another horror story series (whitch I also love) he created an alternate unforgiving future for mankind, like George Orwell did in his book 1984. The books are nothing alike other thank the fact they are way ahead of their time. I give this book 5 stars!🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Thank you Darren Shan for delighting me with your creativity and wisdoms once again.

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The Thin Executioner
Really good stand-alone adventure. Well worth reading.

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About the author (2011)

Darren Shan is the number-one best-selling author of the series THE SAGA OF DARREN SHAN, the DEMONATA and more recently the SAGA OF LARTEN CREPSLEY and ZOM-B. His books have been read by millions of people around the world and translated into more than 25 languages. Darren lives in seclusion in the depths of Ireland. He is a big film buff, and also loves theatre, comics and books, and collecting art. He loves dreaming up new ways to terrify his readers, but never drinks blood. Or so he claims.

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