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Vampire Mountain
by Darren Shan (more about Darren Shan) 983/384 first published 2000
Horror & Ghosts for ages 9 to 14 published by Collins
Mrs Mad's humble opinion
8/10 You are working hard. Well done.
What's it about?
Darren must face the dangerous trek to Vampire Mountain and face the initiation into the Vampire clan!
What happens?
Mr Crepsley is summoned to take Darren to Vampire Mountain. The journey is like nothing Darren could have imagined and there are times when he doesn't think he will make it. Mr Tiny has sent some of his little people to escort them and Darren makes some startling discoveries about these strange beings. Before they reach Vampire Mountain they face the work of the Vampaneze, a dead vampire and realise that even more danger lies ahead!
Is it easy to read?
Easily read, good choice for boys who are finding it difficult to choose, girls will love it too>
Anything else?
The Saga moves on to the next stage of Darren's life as a Vampire's assistant, this is his last hope to ever return to humanity, or he will be pushed even further towards the dark life of the vampires. Again Shan has come up with some imaginative plots and characters, the little person for example reveals an awful secret. He just keeps writing really good stuff!
Other books by Darren Shan include Cirque du Freak, The Trials of Death, The Vampire's Assistant, Tunnels of Blood, Vampire Rites Trilogy.
Who says so?
This review by Mrs Mad.
The publisher reckons...
Vampire Mountain is the fourth title in the gut-wrenching saga of Darren Shan. Darren Shan and Mr Crepsley make a long and dangerous trek to the vampire's stronghold in the mountains. The trek is a test of skill and endurance one which sees Darren's vampire nature develop, and a new understanding of the mysterious blue-robed servants of the sinister Mr Tiny. Gavner Purl makes a welcome return when he joins Darren and Mr Crepsley, but they face more than the cold on their way to the vampire princes - the vampaneze have been there before them... Will Darren's meeting with the Vampire Princes restore is human nature, or turn him further towards the darkness...
And what do you think?
Marci, Hungary,Gyr
I like the book becouse it"s interesting,But a little boring.
Courtney, Montgomary combind school
I think the book was fantastic and I liked the information it gives
daniel, torry academy
this book is exciting and i read darren shan and the lord of the shadows in 2 hours (no joke) so i give every darren shan book out a big thumbs up!
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