Cirque Du Freak #11: Lord of the Shadows: Book 11 in the Saga of Darren Shan

by Darren Shan | Teens |
ISBN: 0316016616 Global Overview for this book
Registered by CheriePie of Campbell, California USA on 9/7/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Friday, September 7, 2007
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Lord of the Shadows is the eleventh book in the bestselling Cirque Du Freak series. Darren Shan is going home—to old ghosts and new nightmares. Enemies await. Scores must be settled. Destiny looks certain to destroy him, and the world is doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night.... Author Darren Shan's vivid detail and original voice will continue to have readers glued to their seats in horror.

Journal Entry 2 by CheriePie at Campbell, California USA on Monday, April 16, 2012
My Review (as posted at
Eighteen years after he was pronounced dead and buried, Darren Shan is heading home. The Cirque du Freak is performing in Darren's home town, and though there's the chance he might run into people he used to know and have to explain why he hasn't aged, the greater threat is that this is where destiny has led him, and the fate of both the Vampire and Vampaneze races will be determined by a single battle that is to take place here with the Vampaneze Lord.

This is the 11th book and second to last in the Cirque du Freak series. As usual, it was a super quick read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I really like the author's way with words as he describes everything so vividly. And also, he throws in reminders of past characters and events as needed in the story line so even if you've gone awhile in between books, you can easily pick up and recall relevant events from previous books.

I noticed at one point they tried to make a movie out of these books, but it didn't do well at all. I don't recall the details but I remember that it didn't follow the book at all, way too many differences, and the screenplay didn't appear to be written very well at all. It's too bad really because if done right, this 12 book series could easily fit into a couple of 2 hour movies. And they'd be great!

Journal Entry 3 by CheriePie at Oakland, California USA on Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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