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The Saga Of Darren Shan 2 The Vampire's Assistant The Nightmare Continues

The Saga Of Darren Shan 2 The Vampire's Assistant The Nightmare Continues

Darren Shan

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Age (years) : 11 - 16

In "The Vampire's Assistant," the second installment in the saga of Darren Shan, the young half-vampire must face the consequences of his decision to become a half-vampire to save his best friend, Steve Leopard. As he travels cross-country with the vampire Mr. Crepsley and the Cirque du Freak, Darren leaves his friends and family behind and embarks on a dangerous and macabre journey.

Darren, in his usual facetious manner, dismisses many vampire myths, revealing that crosses and holy water don't harm them, and garlic only gives them bad breath. However, this doesn't mean they are invincible. While tougher to kill than normal people, they are not indestructible.

Despite the light-hearted banter, "The Vampire's Assistant" delves into dark and gruesome territory. Darren's struggle with his half-vampire nature becomes a central theme, as he grapples with how long he can go without drinking human blood.

New-found friends in the form of mysterious blue-hooded dwarves add to the eerie atmosphere. Their silence and enigmatic behavior raise questions about their true intentions and the nature of their master, Mr. Des Tiny, who is rumored to feed on little children.

The tale is not for the faint-hearted, as the suspense and danger heighten with each turn of the page. The focus is more on the question of who will do what rather than a traditional whodunit.

In the dark and macabre world of "The Vampire's Assistant," no one is truly safe. Gruesome and shocking events unfold, pushing the boundaries of Darren's moral dilemmas and forcing him to confront the darkness within himself.

As the tale unfolds, readers will be gripped by the suspense and horror, eagerly following Darren's harrowing journey. The story weaves a thrilling and chilling narrative that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.

With vivid descriptions and intense emotions, "The Vampire's Assistant" explores the complexities of being a half-vampire and the consequences of Darren's choices. As the red monster's hands close over Stanley's mouth, the story takes a haunting and unforgettable turn, plunging readers into a world of fear and uncertainty.

Will Darren be able to navigate the treacherous path before him and find his place in the dark and mysterious world of vampires, or will he be consumed by the shadows that surround him? The answers lie within the pages of this gripping and captivating tale.

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Publisher : HarperCollins

Format : Paperback

Language : English

Content : Fiction

Style : Non-Illustrated

ISBN : 9780006755135

Size : Medium

SKU : BY1-3377

Genre : Horror/Fantasy

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