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A Living Nightmare (Cirque Du Freak, #1) - Darren Shan
A Living Nightmare (Cirque Du Freak, #1)
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Soon to be a major motion picture by Warner Bros., "Cirque Du Freak" is the compelling saga of a young boy's journey into a dark world of vampires. Filled with grotesque creatures, murderous vampires, and an expected ending, the book contains "a plot full of twists which leaves the reader hungry... show more
Soon to be a major motion picture by Warner Bros., "Cirque Du Freak" is the compelling saga of a young boy's journey into a dark world of vampires. Filled with grotesque creatures, murderous vampires, and an expected ending, the book contains "a plot full of twists which leaves the reader hungry for more" (J.K. Rowling).
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316603409 (0316603406)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 266
Edition language: English
Series: The Saga of Darren Shan 0 (#1)
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beautifullybookish
beautifullybookish rated it
4.0 A Living Nightmare - 4/5 Stars
This story is brilliant in its simplicity. It's clear from the beginning that this series was written for the Goosebumps graduates. The writing is simple and well paced. There isn't a lot of down time with the plot. It moves along well. That combined with the familiarity of the vampire, makes this q...
oneandonlywm3
oneandonlywm3 rated it
2.0 A Living Nightmare (Cirque Du Freak, #1)
Finished it in one sitting. It had a shallow plot, something obviously meant for children or teens younger than 18. I have to press the issue again regarding books that really not scary but they are considered as horror. This book didn't scare me at all, but like I said, it was meant for children- y...
Zoë Markham
Zoë Markham rated it
0.0 Cirque Du Freak
I've been getting hooked on Darren Shan via his ZOM-B series, and have come to the Vampire novels really late in the day, but what a treat! I read Cirque du Freak in one sitting this morning and adored it. Shan does a fantastic job of keeping the narrative genuinely frightening but at the same tim...
ElasBuecherWelt
ElasBuecherWelt rated it
5.0 Darren Shan und der Mitternachtszirkus Band 1 einer gelungenen 12 Teiligen Reihe
Darren Shan ist eigentlich ein ganz normaler Junge,der gerne Fußball spielt,und wohlbehütet mit seiner kleinen Schwester Annie in ihrem Elternhaus aufwächst! Seine größte Leidenschaft gilt aber den Spinnen und Horrorgeschichten! Eines Tages bringt ein Freund von Darren einen Flyer mit in die Schule,...
The Classics Companion
The Classics Companion rated it
3.0 Cirque Du Freak #1: A Living Nightmare: Book 1 in the Saga of Darren Shan (Cirque Du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan)
Really interesting concept. Definitely one to read if you like Young Adult books.
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