Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices. The Paperback of the El tenebroso Cirque Du Freak (A Living Nightmare: Cirque Du Freak Series #1) by Darren Shan at Barnes & Noble. Buy El Tenebroso Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.

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Mar 13, Manshui rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Crepsley as a vampire who’s portrait he’s seen in an old book. This is a short gory book with a slightly new twist on the vampire mythos geared heavily towards male readers though I think girls won’t feel alienated at all and the inclusion of a “freak show” is something fascinating and I welcomed reading about a topic done to death heh that ended up still feeling unique.

Threats are made, and Darren’s world is further shaken to the point where he has extreme doubts in his own decisions and wonders if it would have been better to just allow Steve to die, therefore leading in to the much better written, and truly awesome second book, The Vampire’s Assistant.

In JanuaryDarren’s first children’s book, Cirque du Freak was published.

A Living Nightmare

Also, some deadpan humor thrown in so it wasn’t completely gross and disgusting all the time. He does not only create a story that reveals a story behind it.

In one passage, it seemed these main characters should be in their teens, in other ep they seemed no older than maybe 6th graders. Before they leave, Darren steal Mr. When Steve recognizes the ring-leader as a famous vampire, he begins a spiraling series of events that will change both of the boys’ lives forever! Just pointing it out.


El Tenebroso Cirque Du Freak – Darren Shan – Google Books

Surprisingly enough, he succeeds and returns home with a brightly colored, massive and highly deadly tarantula. So, there’s no side love story with the main guy making puppy eyes and waxing poetic about his feelings. I feel bad for saying that. This is NOT a fluffy-happy-cloud middle school book Darren Shan and his three best friends manage to score two tickets to the Cirque du Freak – a one-night-only freak circus that promises hair-raising terror and blood-curdling sights.

It have good characters, it’s fast pace, have some dark enough stuff and a really intriguing storyline! I love that Shan obviously planned this as a series but still wrote a full book.

But Lord Loss set me up for higher standards that this one didn’t quite meet. Vampire Mountain Book Five: It doesn’t care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be.

The pace really picks up and my excitement to continue the series grew. Crepsley and his amazing spider, are what really gets the story going. He has a broken neck, and he throws him down to the ground from an upstairs window. I can see how this might get compared to the Goosebumps series because those were quick reads too, though I’d say this series is for a slightly older audience, but if these had been around tenenroso I was 10 or so, I would’ve gobbled them up.


To view it, click here. They’ll beat the dk guys and put fraek right and everything ends up cool. Not even the part where the “freaks” were described could be considered scary. In real life, vacuum cleaners kill spiders. The descriptions of the freak show are somewhat interesting, circ it’s not something I find that exciting.

This is all glorious action and adventure.

Finished it in one sitting. Be prepared for a male author with all male main characters. Despite the fact that this book had some serious flaws in writing, I truly enjoyed it.

Title: El tenebroso cirque du freak

That being said it does have faults one of yenebroso is maybe I’m a bit out of the age range for this book. An extreme freak show. First thing they do?

Great, I get that. Trivia About A Living Nightmar It may deal with blood but its well worth it. He was 17 when he finished his first novel.

That way you’d forget enough so you won’t say, “but that wasn’t in the books,” on repeat. It was like this whole thing was planned from the beginning, but even Mr Crepsley admitted that he hadn’t considered anything special about Darren until after he had stolen the spider There were a couple of moments where I laughed out loud, too.

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