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Cirque Du Freak Series

Discussion in 'Novels & Stories' started by Nick Jaden Williams, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. Has anyone read the Cirque Du Freak Series by Darren Shan? I've read two of the books and I can't even remember what one of them was. I do remember that one was about a conflict between the vampires and the vampaneze (i think that's how you spell it). That book totally made my Grade 10 year! :D
     
  2. Helbrecht

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    I read three of them when I was in school. Very enjoyable! Some of the best YA fantasy I ever did come across. :D
     
  3. Black Dragon

    Black Dragon Staff Administrator

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    I haven't read the books, but I did see the film starring John C. Reilly. Both my wife and myself thought that it was a lot of fun. It managed to strike a great balance between humor and dark subject matter. I'm sure that the books are even better.
     
  4. Sezmo

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    I've seen the movie and keep meaning to get hold of the books and read them. I'm not a lover of vampire stories and wasn't going to watch the movie but my hubby was watching it and I ended up becoming engrossed enough to put my book down to watch it.
     
  5. utiuts

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    I read it in high school, and I'd read all of the series. The series is a lot of fun. It's quite dark for young adults, and that's probably why I liked it so much back then. It made me feel like a grown up, reading stuff about life and death. :D
     
  6. ASMA.G.ABORROB

    ASMA.G.ABORROB Acolyte

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    i actually read the first book i found it on the school library but i couldn't find the other books but it is nice :)
     
  7. Allyssianne

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    I've read the series and really enjoyed it, but I found that they made a complete pig's ear of the film. It clung to the plot of the books by only the thinnest of threads. I recommend the books, but definitely not the film.
     
  8. Empathy

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    I read the series loved it, I think Darren Shan is an excellent Young Adult author, but I agree with Allyssianne, that they did make a mess of the film as they have caused problems if they wished to bring out another film.
     
  9. Shadoe

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    I was intrigued by the film. I'm usually not a fan of John C. Reilly movies, but I thought this was a good change for him. Might see if I can scare up a couple of the books for my do-nothing weekend.
     

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