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Birth of a Killer

Birth of a Killer

When Larten escapes the terrible workhouse in which he toils, he doesn't know that he is running from an early death... into another kind of transformation. After meeting the mysterious vampire Seba Nile, Larten finds himself drawn into the shadowy world of the vampire Clan...

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ISBN 9780732291105
Published 1 April 2011 by HarperCollins
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Shan, Darren
Series The Saga of Larten Crepsley (part: Bk. 1)

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ISBN-13 9780732291105
ISBN-10 0732291100
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Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-15 working days
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publication Date 1 April 2011
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Shan, Darren
Series The Saga of Larten Crepsley (part: Bk. 1)
Category Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Interest Age 10-14 years
Reading Age 10-14 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 178g
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 197886

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When Larten escapes the terrible workhouse in which he toils, he doesn't know that he is running from an early death ...into another kind of transformation. After meeting the mysterious vampire Seba Nile while sheltering for the night in a crypt, Larten finds himself drawn into the shadowy world of the vampire Clan. As he travels and learns, Larten finds himself enjoying the adventure he has always dreamed of, seeing a world beyond any he suspected in his poverty-stricken youth. But Larten begins to discover something else, too. Much like death, becoming a vampire is something you can't come back from ...

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Author's Bio

Darren Shan is the author of the monsterific ten book series known as 'The Demonata' and the twelve book vampire series 'The Saga of Darren Shan'. His adventures have been read by millions of people around the world in several different languages, yet much of his life remains shrouded in mystery. He lives in seclusion in the depths of Ireland. And he never drinks blood. Or so he claims.

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