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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

The Saga of Darren Shan, Book 2
Narrated by: Ralph Lister
Series: Cirque du Freak, Book 2
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 11-13
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Summary

The nightmare continues for the new vampire's assistant in the second installment of the New York Times best-selling Saga of Darren Shan.

Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy until his visit to the Cirque du Freak. Now, as he struggles with his new life as a vampire's assistant, he tries desperately to resist the one temptation that sickens him, the one thing that can keep him alive. But destiny is calling. The Wolf Man is waiting.

©2013 Darren Shan (P)2013 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Speechless

Marvelous book and yet another perfect performance by the narrator. This book brought me both tears and laughs. Starting the 3. One in the series right away!

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Enjoyable second installment.

Great characters, enticing story and moorish.
Brilliant writing style that gives a real affinity for the characters.

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as an book

amazing book remained
But they both high Leo the UK is not be the best to make sure you have q

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Love it

So a great book series, great for adults and teenagers alike.
Narrator took some getting used to but so enjoy all the same

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Perfection

I loved this book growing up, the Narrator does a wonderful job of telling it.

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addicting story line

very addicting. the narrator was great. its a little cringy but overall it was great

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  • Jacob
  • 29-07-16

Great book

It was a great book I read when I was younger and revisiting it was great.
My only complaint is that they don't do a package deal with them sense they are so short

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-02-16

vampires and not the ones that sparkle

A story that follows a young man who is learning how to adjust to his igsisence

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-11-19

Impactful

Really love this narrator for this series, his character acting is on the money. Cant wait to listen to more!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-10-19

great book

the books are intriguing and keep you engaged while lostening, I go to sleep with this series playing.

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  • Jason Tischler
  • 23-03-19

series is starting to heat up

better then the first book can't wait to dive head long into the whole series

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 22-08-18

just and overall fun book

lots of ups and downs, creating a real sense of attachment to the characters. Ralph Lister does a fantastic job voicing the characters and their implied emotions.

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  • Laurie Westerfield
  • 21-06-18

I can listen to Ralph read this series for years!

The book and the narrator were a perfect mix! I loved this series to begin with but with Ralph's tremendous storytelling, just made it even more perfect. Even more thrilling, even more emotional, and even more irresistible.

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  • Clyde T.
  • 01-06-18

Flash to the past

It is just as I remembered but i wish the story was longer before switching to the next book. In the past 2-3 days I breezed through it.

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  • jerry jackson
  • 25-04-18

Excellent follow up book

The narrator is amazing in these books and the story this one is excellent onto the third one

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  • shawn
  • 04-11-17

AWESOME

Ending a bit sad but entertaining and fun to listen to I loved it and so did my friends!