The Vampire's Assistant by Darren Shan

The Vampire's Assistant

Cirque du Freak #2

Darren Shan

fiction fantasy horror young adult adventurous dark tense fast-paced

256 pages | first published 2000

Description

"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 ...
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Community Reviews

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Moods

dark 100%
adventurous 88%
emotional 47%
funny 47%
mysterious 29%
tense 29%
lighthearted 23%
sad 23%
challenging 5%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%
relaxing 5%

Pace

fast 56%
medium 37%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 41% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.85