Darren O’Shaughnessy, better know by his pen name, Darren Shan was born in London in 1972. On his official site ( darrenshan.com) his bio quips that the hospital in which he was born was situated “directly across the river from the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, which may explain his fascination with evil bloodsuckers”
Though born in London, at the age of six Darren moved to Limerick, with his parents and younger brother, and has lived here ever since.
Shan, author of international bestselling series The Saga of Darren Shan and The Demonata, will launch his new book in his home town of Limerick on the books publication day, 26th April 2012 in the Belltable Arts Center at 7pm.
Darren’s talk will include a Q&A session and will be followed by a booksigning. This will be THE ONLY PUBLIC SHAN EVENT IN IRELAND on this tour and is not to be missed!
Tickets available from the Belltable Box Office or on 061 319 866. Prices are €4 for children and €5 for adults.
About the book
Darren Shan’s “Saga Of Larten Crepsley” is the prequel to the much-loved, bestselling series The Saga Of Darren Shan which began with Cirque Du Freak which was made into a Hollywood blockbuster starring the amazing John C. Reilly.
Writing from the seclusion of his Co. Limerick home, Darren’s books have now sold over 20 million copies worldwide and are translated into more than thirty languages.
“Brothers To The Death” will be published by Harper Collins Children’s Books on 26 April 2012.