10 Facts about Darren Shan

Friday, June 24th 2016. | Authors

Let me show you the interesting Facts about Darren Shan in the following post. He was born on 2nd July 1972 in London, England. His real name is Darren O’Shaughnessy. He uses Darren Shan as the pen name. The famous work of this Irish writer is The Saga of Darren Shan. People often call it as Cirque Du Freak series. The main character in this young-adult fiction series is Shan. Check other facts about Darren Shan below:

Facts about Darren Shan 1: the prequel of The Saga of Darren Shan

Shan also wrote the prequel of The Saga of Darren Shan. The title is The Saga of Larten Crepsley.

Facts about Darren Shan 2: the other books

Darren Shan also wrote The Thin Executioner, The Demonata series and Koyasan.

Darren Shan Pic

Darren Shan Pic

Facts about Darren Shan 3: Zom-B

Zom-B is a 12 novel series that he has already completed. In September 2012, the first series of Zom-B was released in the market. In April 2016, Zom-B Goddess was released. It was the final book in the series.

Facts about Darren Shan 4: the adult books

Shan uses the name Darren Shan to release The City Book Trilogy and Lady of the Shades. On the other hand, he uses the name Darren Dash to publish The Evil and the Pure and Sunburn. They are the books for adult readers.

Darren Shan Pictures

Darren Shan Pictures

Facts about Darren Shan 5: the birth date and place of birth

The birthplace of Shan was at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. He was born on July 2nd, 1972.

Facts about Darren Shan 6: the early life

He began the education by enrolling at English Martyr’s near the Elephant and Castle. He was three years old at that time. He got the primary education in Askeaton. He went to Copsewood College in Pallaskenry for his secondary school. Then Shan attended Roehampton University to get a degree in sociology and English.

Facts about Darren Shan

Facts about Darren Shan

Facts about Darren Shan 7: Limerick

His parent, young brother and Shan relocated to Limerick when Shan was 6 years old. Find facts about Daniel Handler here.

Facts about Darren Shan 8: the first typewriter

When Shan was 14 years old, he had his first typewriter. He used it to write a lot of comic scripts, short stories and books.

Darren Shan Facts

Darren Shan Facts

Facts about Darren Shan 9: A Day in the Morgue

A Day in the Morgue was a dark comedy that Shan wrote. It made him become the runner up for RTÉ in Ireland during a script writing competition. At that time, Shan was fifteen.

Facts about Darren Shan 10: Mute Pursuit

Mute Pursuit was the first novel that Shan made when he was 17. But this novel was never published. Finds facts about Dan Gutman here.

Darren Shan Images

Darren Shan Images

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