Cirque Du Freak #1: A Living Nightmare: Book 1 in the Saga of Darren Shan

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Aug 1, 2008 - Young Adult Fiction - 272 pages
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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.
 

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Never felt so interested in a book as much as this book. This book out beat the hunger games.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER FIVE
CHAPTER
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
CHAPTER TWENTY
CHAPTER TWENTYTHREE
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Darren Shan is the New York Times bestselling author of Cirque Du Freak and The Demonata, whose novels have sold over 15 million copies worldwide. Darren lives in Ireland, where he writes and collects art, comics, and film.

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