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Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan


Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan

The amazing manga retelling of Darren Shan's international best-selling vampire saga, with illustrations by Japanese artist Takahiro Arai. Darren Shan is just an ordinary schoolboy - until he gets an invitation to visit the Cirque du Freak... until he meets Madame Octa... until he comes face-to-face with a creature of the night! Soon Darren is caught up in a web of terror from which he cannot escape, with his best friend's life hanging by the finest of threads. Darren must make a bargain to save Steve, but the only one that can help is not human and only deals in blood... The stunning illustrations and manga format give a new dimension to this ever-popular vampire saga, available for the first time in translation in the UK. This will be a must-have for Shan fans and manga aficionados alike.

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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Book Info

Publication date

28th May 2009


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HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


208 pages


Graphic novels: Manga
Horror & ghost stories
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage)



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