Order of Saga Of Darren Shan Books
The Saga of Darren Shan (aka Cirque du Freak) is a series of YA fantasy/horror/thriller novels by Irish author Darren Shan. The protagonist of the series is named after the author, but (as far as we know) the series is not biographical. Shan is a regular everyday boy who becomes the assistant of vampire Larten Crepsley, who makes him a half-vampire. The series was adapted to a film entitled Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant in 2009. The series is preceded by Shan’s Saga of Larten Crepsley series.
The Saga of Darren Shan began in 1999 with the novel Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare. The series lasted 12 novels, concluding in 2004 with Sons of Destiny. The series is divided into four trilogies – Vampire Blood/Vampire’s Assistant, Vampire Rites, Vampire War and Vampire Destiny. Below is a list of Darren Shan’s Saga of Darren Shan books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order);
Publication Order of Saga Of Darren Shan Books
Publication Order of Cirque Du Freak: The Manga Graphic Novels
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Saga of Darren Shan Synopses: Cirque du Freak is the first book in the Saga of Darren Shan series. Darren Shan just wants to hang out with his friends until they come across an invite for two of them to see the Cirque du Freak. This begins Darren’s journey into the dark world of vampires.
The Vampire’s Assistant is book 2 in the Saga of Darren Shan series. After travelling with Larten Crepsley, Darren returns to the Cirque du Freak where he must satisfy his thirst for human blood.