Darren Shan

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  1. mercluke
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    talking about the book series...

    anyone here like it?
    i read it in year 8 for english and ever since then i re-read the series around twice a year [​IMG]

    found a compilation of the first three books in one at target yesterday for only $13
    yay [​IMG]
     
  2. mercluke
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    i don't know if it's just that i couldn't stand the cam quality of the version i downloaded but the movie was a let down for me :
     
  3. Domination

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    Yeah I loved the Darren Shan series, but I think I missed a few volumes. Gonna reread it when I have the time.

    I also loved The Demonata series, also written by Darren Shan. Love that guy.
     
  4. Jdbye

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    ...There's a movie of Darren Shan? [​IMG]
    I liked that series, but they were impossible to find here. Everywhere had a huge gap in the numbers, only had the first couple and the last few books. And that was every single time I checked.

    I have a few of them, but I've only read the first two since I have a huge gap [​IMG]
     
  5. FireEmblemGuy

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    Books were awesome, last I read them, but I heard the movie was pretty bad, and was too broke to go see it. I can't imagine it being good, though, if the guy who's supposed to be the most serious character in the series is played by John C. Reilly.
     
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    I didnt know there was a movie!

    But I've read the first 5 books if I remember correctly.
    They are awesome.
     
  7. Satangel

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    Read them all (12 books I think) twice, loved them so much.
    This series is just the best I've ever read, even better then Harry Potter IMHO.
    So addictive and such a brilliant story, just plain awesome!
     
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    I really liked them also, though it's a really really long time ago i read them. Didn't know there where movies, like many others here by their posts [​IMG]
     
  9. GreatZimkogway

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    The books were awesome. I quite enjoyed them. A lot.
     
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    I watched the vampire movie after reading the book and I must say that the book was about 5 or 6 million times better than the movie.
     
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    ... i have to say, the book... was kind of lame. i cant be completely sure, as i gave up reading it half-way through (due to my general lack of interest in the plot). i might watch the movie... but likely not, because the casting... SUCKS!
     
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    I liked the first 7 Darren Shan saga books, but got bored after that. The demonata however, was really good up until the werewolf island one. That bored the shit out of me, and Bec was brilliant! He seems to be a bit of an erratic writer. Some of the books he writes are awesome, while others are... Not.
     
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    I just bought the 3 in 1 book 2 days ago! Haven't started reading it yet though. Because I bought 2 other books x) I just finished 1 just now and already started on the other one. I'm saving the Darren Shan book because it's the thickest.
     
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    I read the first book in the Demonata series, but it didn't really appeal to me.
    Might reread it though, now a lot of Demonata books are out.
     
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    I've read all 12 over and over again, really good series, the manga was made AFTER the book.
     
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    I loved the series. Almost done with the Demonata. (that are out)
     
  18. Satangel

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    How does it compare to the Darren Shan series?