Carlisle News and Star (UK) | 29 April 2010 | Robbie Nixon (12)
Slawter is not for the faint-hearted. It's as gruesome as any book for children could get away with being and sure to be another bestseller for Darren Shan. The Demonata is part of Shan's ten-book series that started with the equally disturbed Lord Loss. While they're well written and gripping books I can't help feeling that they don't match the appeal of his first series, the 12-book Saga of Darren Shan series. Sometimes the horror seems to be there just for the sake of it. If you like a laugh and a bit of blood then this is for you.
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