Evening Echo | 25 May 2012 | Pet O'Connell

The fourth and last book in The Saga Of Larten Crepsley completes the prequel to The Saga Of Darren Shan with a Nazi-dodging journey across Europe and more personal tragedy for Larten.


A satisfying end of the beginning from the Limerick maestro. Whether one should now read the original Darren Shan books first and then their prequel, or vice versa, is open to debate, but one thing's for sure -- you shouldn't read any of them alone after dark.

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