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The Thin Executioner by Darren Shan


The Thin Executioner by Darren Shan

A brilliant and brand new story of swords, sand and sorcery from the endless imagination that brought you The Saga of Darren Shan and the Demonata. New characters - same 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... THE THIN EXECUTIONER

About the Author

Darren Shan

Darren Shan is the number one bestselling author of the young adult series Cirque du Freak, The Demonata, The Saga of Larten Crepsley and Zom-B, as well as the standalone books The Thin Executioner and Koyasan. For adults he has written Procession of the Dead, Hell's Horizon and City of the Snakes, collectively known as The City Trilogy.

Shan's books are sold in every continent, in thirty-one languages, and have been bestsellers in countries including America, Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and the UAE. His books have also topped the adult bestseller charts in Hungary, Japan and Taiwan. In total, Shan's books have sold over twenty-five million copies worldwide. He lives with his girlfriend in Limerick and London.

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Publication date

30th September 2010


Darren Shan

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HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


416 pages
Interest Age: From 11 years


Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)



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