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ERIC Number: EJ650207
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
"Cirque du Freak."
Rivett, Miriam
Children's Literature in Education, v33 n2 p97-106 Jun 2002
Considers the marketing strategies that underpin the success of the "Cirque du Freak" series. Describes how "Cirque du Freak" is an account of events in the life of schoolboy Darren Shan. Notes that it is another reworking of the vampire narrative, a sub-genre of horror writing that has proved highly popular with both adult and child readers. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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