Thursday, March 21, 2019
#tbt: A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan
A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan. Cirque du Freak series #1. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, April, 2001. 9780316603409. (own.)
#tbt features A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan. This is book one of the twelve book, Cirque du Freak series. It was originally published in the U.K. in 2000 and subsequently published in the U.S. in 2001. It is the first-person, "true" story of Darren Shan, who along with his friend Steven, wins a ticket to an illegal freak show. Steven wants to become a vampire, Darren is fascinated by the giant trained poisonous spider. Both of their lives change when Darren decides to steal the spider. The book was adapted for film in 2009. If you like horror, you will enjoy this series.