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Darren Shan was born in 1972 in London. At the age of 6 he moved with his parents and younger brother, to Limerick, Ireland, where he has lived ever since. Darren saw first literary success at age 15, as a runner-up in a television script-writing competition with a dark comedy titled A Day in the Morgue. He was 17 when he finished his first novel. Although it was never published, he found himself focusing more on novels than on short stories. In January 2000, Darren's first children's book, Cirque du Freak was published. The first book in a series titled The Saga of Darren Shan, or Cirque du Freak, as it's known in America, received rave reviews. His books have been children's bestsellers in America, Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and other countries. In addition to his children's books he writes for adults as well and has had several adult books published including Procession of the Dead, Hell's Horizon, and City of the Snakes. Darren Shan spends most of his time in Limerick, Ireland. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Allies of the Night 1,087 copies, 14 reviews
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Birth of a Killer 343 copies, 13 reviews
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Brothers to the Death 131 copies, 4 reviews
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Koyasan 117 copies, 4 reviews
Zom-B Gladiator 93 copies, 5 reviews
Zom-B Mission 88 copies, 2 reviews
City of the Snakes 82 copies, 2 reviews
Zom-B: Family 68 copies, 1 review
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Zom-B Fugitive 47 copies
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