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Larten Crepsley’s life as a human ends one grey day in the factory where he Birth Of A Killer, the first book of The Saga Of Larten Crepsley, went on sale on. Birth of a Killer is the first book in a new series that form a prequel to the best- selling sequence The Saga of Darren Shan, and tells the story of Larten Crepsley . When his cousin is murdered at the factory where they both work as child laborers, young Larten Crepsley commits a horrific act and must live on the run until he.

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I’m somewhat glad that I’m getting to know this character’s history before actually knowing what will end up happening to him.

He is not running long before he meets up with Seba, a vampire who takes Larten under his wing making him his assistant, changing Larten’s life forever. When he accepts, he has no idea what he is in for.

Birth of a killer Love all the darren shan books! Laften do you even read these lartem At first I felt so overwhelmed because I remembered how I loved Mr.

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Your review has been submitted successfully, thank you. Although it was never published, he found himself focusing more on novels than on short stories. People who have read and like Cirque Du Freak. The main reason it was a terrible place was because the man called Traz in chrage over the child workers was ruthless and would creps,ey terrble pu This book was seriously amazing.

Four more books from Darren Shan in the universe of the vampires, I for one can’t killeer to begin this new journey.

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Birth Of A Killer – Darren Shan – Author

Right og that, the story takes a slight turn from slow, boring talking sad depressed lore, to an action fast and full of emotions route.

Before he was a vampire. Jun 16, Amanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Very soon however, he learns that this is the least of his worries.

A graphic fight breaks out between them, in where Vur is drowned and severely hurt. We follow him as he runs from this position after a serious incident occurs that puts his life kiloer the line, and how he comes across the vampire that changes his life forever.

I loved his character, his way to teach his assistants, and their relationship. More of the history of the vampires came through. Darren shows a deep and dark feeling in the protagonist, Larten Crepsley laften, which sometimes makes him seem like a monster, or a serial killer.

Larten is a very popular character with Shan fans, and in my opinion is one of the author’s crepsleyy creations: Library Locations and Hours. The author set out to tell the story of a man who is over two hundred years old, in a mere four volumes, so temporal jumps in narrative like this are going to be essential for the story to be told.

Birth of a Killer

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I really liked this book, and enjoyed reading it. Nov 26, Chappy rated it really liked it Shelves: It took me a few chapters before I got into it but once I was in the right mood I tore through it at a fast pace.

These vampires get drunk; they gamble; their personal hygiene occasionally sucks big time. I loved this book so much, I could cry from happiness! When I saw it on the bookshelf I instantly reacted to it and issued it. I recieved this book as an ARC from “Little Brown books for Young Readers” Birth of a Killer by Darren Shan tells the tale of Larten Crepsley, a young boy who is living in awful conditions, has to fight for his food, and has a horrible sorry excuse for a person as a foreman.


During most of the novel he fights this feeling, trying to avoid becoming a creature of the night. This book is flatter than my cleavage and I’m not going to read the whole series, book bundle be damned. Julia Boyer Reinstein Library. I’d been way tougher in my teenage age–I hardly cried even for the saddest movies or books.

I had read the Demonata series, which was also interesting in the beginning though, but quickly lost it’s appeal to me. Larten and his friend become full vampires and travel to Vampire mountainfor the yearly tournament, only to have their behinds kicked. Learning more about Larten after having read about him over a series of twelve books was stunning and my love for the character grew so much just over these pages. We get the opportunity to be reacquainted with several familiar faces, some of which we thought we would never see again and others we were hoping not to.

You currently have JavaScript disabled in your web browser, please enable JavaScript to view our website as intended. In Birth of a Killerwe’re introduced to the story of how Larten became who we know through the previous series. Shan wrote a stand-alone series about Larten Crepsley, because with this story he wrote, there were so much to tell.