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Crepsley, Larten (Fictitious character)

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Works: 51 works in 150 publications in 4 languages and 13,404 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Horror tales  Graphic novels 
Classifications: PZ7.S52823, [FIC]
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Publications about Larten (Fictitious character) Crepsley
Most widely held works about Larten (Fictitious character) Crepsley
    The vampire's assistant by Darren Shan( Book )
    19 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 3,106 libraries worldwide
    Combines the first three books in the Saga of Darren Shan
    Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
    15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Indonesian and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
    Darren Shan is just an ordinary schoolboy who enjoys hanging out with his three best friends. Then one day they stumble across as invitation to visit the Cirque du Freak, a mysterious freak show. Only two tickets are available, so they draw straws to see who will go. As if by destiny, Darren wins one, and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires
    Trials of death by Darren Shan( Book )
    18 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
    Darren begins the Trials of Initiation to prove himself worthy of being a half-vampire, even as the clan's blood foes, the vampaneze, gather near Vampire Mountain
    Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( Book )
    5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
    "Darren and Mr. Crepsley embark on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side, or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain-- Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he ever could have imagined"--Publisher's web site
    Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
    4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
    Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices
    Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
    4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
    "Darren Shan's days as an ordinary schoolboy are over, and his life as the vampire's assistant has begun! With his mentor, Lartan Crepsley, Darren joins the Cirque Du Freak and slowly begins settling into his new role there, an adjustment made simpler when he makes a couple of new friends. But life as a half-vampire can never be easy or ordinary -- as Darren learns only too well when tragedy strikes!"--P. [4] of cover
    Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )
    2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
    "Accompanying his master, Mr. Crepsley, on a trip to the city, half-vampire Darren Shan is ready to enjoy a pleasant holiday away from the Cirque du Freak with his friend Evra. But when he learns of a string of grisly murders whose victims have been drained of blood, Darren begins to suspect that his mentor may be involved. Has Mr. Crepsley crossed the line, or could it be that some creature more fearsome than a vampire haunts the city's streets?"--Publisher's web site
    A living nightmare by Darren Shan( file )
    2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
    Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices
    Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )
    2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
    Darren Shan, a normal human boy, is coerced by the vampire Larten Crepsley into becoming his assistant and a half-vampire
    Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
    3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
    "Outnumbered, outsmarted, and desperate, the hunters are on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob. With their enemies clamoring for blood, the vampires prepare for a deadly battle. Is this the end for Darren and his allies?"--P. [4] of cover
    Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
    2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
    In agreeing to undergo the Trials of Initiation in order to restore Mr. Crepsley's honor, Darren may have bitten off more than a half-vampire can chew. Each trial is more taxing than the last, and despite his resolve, Darren simply may not be up to the task! In the depths of Vampire Mountain, through, a threat even deadlier than the Trials is stirring ..."--P. [4] of cover
    Palace of the damned by Darren Shan( Book )
    3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
    Having received a sign that he is not meant to die, young vampire Larten tries to live in the human world, raising the infant who survived his vengeful killing of a ship's crew and falling in love with a human girl, but the darkness inside him forces him back to Vampire Mountain
    The Lake of Souls by Darren Shan( file )
    3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
    The lives of Darren and Harkat are at risk as they face monstrous obstacles on a desperate quest to the Lake of Souls
    Brothers to the death by Darren Shan( Book )
    4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
    The fourth and final instalment in the epic saga of Larten Crepsley vampire, hero and victim of fate! Just as Larten is finding a new place for himself in vampire society, trying to help vampires escape the Nazi menace, horrifying tragedy falls on his own family, thanks to the nefarious Vampaneze. With his old friend Wester calling for war against the ancient enemies of vampires, Larten finds himself a figurehead of the campaign. But there are more evil things than just the Vampaneze stirring. And soon, Larten might find himself grieving again as he faces the worst and final betrayal
    The vampire's assistant by Darren Shan( file )
    6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
    After traveling with Mr. Crepsley, the vampire who made him into a half-vampire, Darren returns to the freak show known as the Cirque du Freak and continues to fight his need to drink human blood
    Tunnels of blood by Darren Shan( file )
    4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
    Darren, the vampire's assistant, gets a taste of the city when he leaves the Cirque du Freak with Evra the snake-boy and Mr. Crepsley. When corpses are discovered--corpses drained of blood--Darren and Evra are compelled to hunt down whatever foul creature is committing such horrendous acts. Meanwhile, beneath the streets, evil stalks Darren and Evra, and all clues point to Mr. Crepsley. Can they escape, or are they doomed to perish in the tunnels of blood?
    Trials of death by Darren Shan( file )
    7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
    Darren begins the Trials of Initiation to prove himself worthy of being a half-vampire, even as the clan's blood foes, the vampaneze, gather near Vampire Mountain
    Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( file )
    5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
    Darren has settled into life as a vampire's assistant and feels at home in the Cirque du Freak. But now he must leave the freak show and his friends behind. With Mr. Crepsley as a traveling companion, he embarks on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. But they face more than the cold on Vampire Mountain--the vampaneze have been there before them. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain: Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he can ever have imagined
    Tunnels of blood by Darren Shan( Book )
    4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
    "Accompanying his master, Mr. Crepsley, on a trip to the city, half-vampire Darren Shan is ready to enjoy a pleasant holiday away from the Cirque du Freak with his friend Evra. But when he learns of a string of grisly murders whose victims have been drained of blood, Darren begins to suspect that his mentor may be involved. Has Mr. Crepsley crossed the line, or could it be that some creature more fearsome than a vampire haunts the city's streets?"--Publisher's web site
    Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
    Darren Shan is just an ordinary schoolboy who enjoys hanging out with his three best friends. Then one day they stumble across as invitation to visit the Cirque du Freak, a mysterious freak show. Only two tickets are available, so they draw straws to see who will go. As if by destiny, Darren wins one, and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires
 
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