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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Larten’s family is described as s crowded and poor. I really liked this book, and enjoyed reading it. Began and finished in a single afternoon, impossible to put down and a fantastic treat.

From his poverty stricken and beaten down origins to his meeting with his vampire master, this is going to be a must read for all Darren Shan fans, as well as for anyone looking for a more traditional vampire tale. Traz verbally lashes out on Vur and calls him “A disgrace to the Memory of his Mother. There, he finds Seba Nile, who is a vampire. See all 7 questions about Birth of a Killer….

Birth of a Killer does not have the blood-splatter moments of the Demonata series, but it is still violent enough in places to keep fans grinning from ear to ear, and this early scene is one of those moments. Vampires — Juvenile fiction. This site is annoying. But a friend of mine, who recently came home after finishing her study in UK, brought this book home and she kindly lent me. And offers Larten to become his assistaint. Gosh, the ending was SO suspensful. Before the war with the vampaneze I am still trying to decide whether I would have liked to see more of the time between when Larten meets Seba, and when he hits thirty – I think I will reserve judgement on that area until I have read the next three books in the series the fourth due out in May Although it was never published, he found himself focusing more on novels than on short stories.

It tells you about all the charictors in the other series first series circ de freak. Although in familiar territory this book never seems like a reproduction of the previous series. Nov 26, Thomas Silva rated it really liked it. Jul 10, Thalestral rated it it was amazing Shelves: Travelling together they encounter many different threats and The Cirque Du Freak as well the adventure that Larten had always wished for.

Maybe if he would’ve steadied down the series and spent some more time to it while making some more books to fill in these time skips. Shan wrote a stand-alone series about Larten Crepsley, because with this story he wrote, there were so much to tell. This book was seriously amazing. Preview — Birth of a Killer by Darren Shan.

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My favorite character here is Seba Nile. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. No, it was worth it. Search the site Search term is required. Quotes from Birth of a Killer. Gr This adventure story traces the early life of master vampire Larten Crepsley. Memorable quote “Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupted without being charming. Another thing I loved about this book: Berenike Larsen It’s not a website to read books, only to organize what you’ve read or want to read, or read reviews about the books.

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I wish to read the next book in the series excruciatingly and will pick it up as soon as we are in the green room next kliler. And soon afterwards, the penalty of being a vampire that was given to an 11 year old boy had soon been given to a real vampire.

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 Shanand tells the story of Larten Crepsley and his transformation from an ordinary human boy into a supernaturally strong, ferocious, and near-immortal vampire.

Dec 21, Rim rated it it was amazing Shelves: One of the main characters in this series is Larten Crepsley, Darren’s mentor in the world. There was an error while adding the following items. At the event I went to yesterday Darren Shan explained when he created his vampire clans he had in mind the crelsley of the Masai, Samurai, Native Americans and the Celts – tribes of people where the male was dominant, and where you had all levels of people – from mighty warriors and hunters to beggars and thieves.

I read it in one day, and only because of some boring emotional tragic parts, I didn’t read it in a few hours.

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May 24, Rebecca McNutt rated it it was ok. Lists with This Book. He is probably my favorite character now. Lsrten can never thank Shan enough for writing a saga about Larten and giving us more on him.