A Living Nightmare
In the tradition of Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot, Cirque Du Freak is the frightening saga of a young boy whose visit to a mysterious freak show leads him on a journey into a dark world of vampires. Filled with grotesque creatures, murderous vampires, and a petrifying ending, Cirque Du Freak will... show more
In the tradition of Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot, Cirque Du Freak is the frightening saga of a young boy whose visit to a mysterious freak show leads him on a journey into a dark world of vampires. Filled with grotesque creatures, murderous vampires, and a petrifying ending, Cirque Du Freak will chill, thrill, and leave readers begging for more.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 1st 2002
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Series: The Saga of Darren Shan 0 (#1)
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Really interesting concept. Definitely one to read if you like Young Adult books.