Cirque Du Freak - The Saga of Darren Shan 1 (Paperback)Darren Shan (author)
- 10+ in stock
The chilling Saga of Darren Shan, the ordinary schoolboy plunged into the vampire world.
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 tarantala 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 and Darren finds himself having to make a bargain with a creature of the night.
Something out of the ordinary is set against the background of children's normal lives to chilling effect. Atmospheric, funny, realistic, moving and... terrifying.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 140 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm
Cirque Du Freak
"...fast-paced and compelling book ... full of satisfyingly macabre touches...which leaves the reader hungry for more."
'Brilliant, macabre tale.'
"I read Cirque Du Freak last week. I loved it. I love the way you manage to juggle the funny with the unpleasant, the affection with the hurt. It's
The Vampire's Assistant
"The Vampire's Assistant blazes a thrilling, gruesome trail through a fascinating plot."
The Good Book Guide
"Get your teeth into it!"
You may also be interested in...
“Cirque Du Freak”
This Boook Is Just Like Cirque Du Freak except you have amazing manga pics !I enjoyed reading it and thought that it is a good way to freshen up on darren shan
Not the best book in the series but definitely sets you up for an more exciting story.
“Vampires As They Should Be”
Honestly, I am beginning to grow tired of shelving and selling Twilight novels, which is why it is always a breath of fresh air to serve a customer who has quite rightly opted for the best teen vampire books on the... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?