May 4, 2017 - eBooks and eAudio. Download up to 10 books to read or listen to on your computer or mobile device for 1, 2 or 3 weeks. EBook and eAudio titles added to the collection in April 2017. Zom B, Shan Darren, Electronic Book. Lonely planet Indonesia, Skolnick Adam, Electronic Book. Download eBooks by author Darren Shan. Guaranteed best prices, direct download! Darren Shan is the pen name of Darren O’Shaughnessy, an Irish author of fantasy and horror novels. Born in London in 1972, Shan moved with his family to Limerick, Ireland, when he was six.
Shan with fans at the ' 2011 Born Darren O'Shaughnessy ( 1972-07-02) 2 July 1972 (age 46),, Pen name Darren Shan, D. Shan, Darren Dash Occupation Author Language English Nationality Irish Alma mater Period 1999–present Genre Horror, fantasy Notable works The Thin Executioner Spouse Helen Basini Children 1 Signature Website Darren O'Shaughnessy (; born 2 July 1972 in London. England ), who commonly writes under the pen name Darren Shan, is an irish author.
Darren Shan is the main character in O'Shaughnessy's series, also known as the series. He followed that up with series and the stand-alone books, Koyasan. Then came which is a prequel to The Saga of Darren Shan.
He has most recently finished a 12 novel series '. The first book went on sale in September 2012, with the final book, Zom-B Goddess, published in April 2016. Darren also writes for adults, and has published and under the name of Darren Shan, and,, and under the name of Darren Dash. Contents • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Early life [ ] At the age of three, Shan started school at English Martyr's near the in. When he was six, he moved with his parents and younger brother, to in, where he has lived ever since.
He received his primary education in, and attended secondary school at,, graduating in 1989. He returned to London in 1990 to pursue a degree in Sociology and English from. [ ] Shan signed up with the in 1996 and they have continued to represent him up to the present day. Career [ ] Shan bought his first when he was fourteen and wrote many short stories, comic scripts, and books that he never finished. His first success came to him at age fifteen, when he was a runner-up in a TV script-writing competition for in Ireland, with a story entitled A Day in the Morgue. He finished his first novel at age seventeen.
Mute Pursuit was never published, but he loved the writing experience, so he started focusing on novels more and not on short stories. His work has been influenced by Charles Dickens. After university, Shan worked in a TV cable company in Limerick for two years, before becoming a full-time writer at the age of 23. His breakthrough came with Ayuamarca, released under his real name (Darren O'Shaughnessy).
Hell's Horizon followed in March 2009, and the third in the trilogy, City of the Snakes in March 2010 (but this time under the name of Darren Shan). In January 2000, Shan released, the first book of series in the UK and Ireland. The series was a huge global success and by 2018 his books were on sale in 39 countries, in 31 languages, and had sold in excess of twenty-five million copies worldwide. Personal life [ ] Shan continues to live in in, Ireland with his wife Dr Helen Basini, a freelance university lecturer and global aid specialist.