In book two of this prequel series about the beloved orange-haired vampire from Darren Shan’s Cirque du Freak series, we find Larten. Ocean of Blood, the second book in The Saga Of Larten Crepsley, was published in 28th April I started the first draft in February , directly after. Buy Ocean of Blood (The Saga of Larten Crepsley, Book 2) by Darren Shan ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free .

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We also come to see just how much of a free spirit he is, even as his immaturity wanes. Also, Arra Sails was introduced in this book but she wasn’t in it long, I would have liked to learn more about her.

Ocean Of Blood – Darren Shan – Author

And we thank all things bitey for that. In fact, it’s all a bit Larten did blold for a decade or two and moped.

Just when you think he can’t improve, he finds a new method to reel you in. To view it, click here. But Shan is the man when it comes to creating original subjects to terrorise. Though Larten does not begin his ocean voyage until the end of the novel, his time on the waters leaves a strong impression.

But really, what does that matter? The novel Ocean of Blood written by Darren Shan, was one of the most gruesome yet beautiful written novel with every scene detailed to the brim.


So this book is amazing. Despite his potential and proficiency in almost all facets of the vampires’ way of life, Larten feels disconnected, adrift. In by far the darkest book of the series, and once of the darkest in Shans vampire books, we get a look into some of the foolhardy mistakes Larten made which helped him to eventually become the level headed and wise vampire who trained Darren Shan.

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It makes those sections not quite up-to-par less of a big deal; they’re practically negligible. Phoenix rated it did not like it Aug 18, He has also released ovean stand-alone novel, The Thin Executioner, and the stand-alone short novels, Koyasan, and Hagurosan.

See 1 question about Ocean Of Blood…. But it seems like Ocean of Blood was a bit of a miss for me. A long way from home, sick and alone, he must decide what kind of vampire he will be, and whether he will stand firm, and be true to his master and his principlesor whether he will lose himself in blood. The young vampires have joined the Cubs, and lartn wandering the world enjoying all the “pleasures” human life can give them – wine, women, song, and a ringside seat at as many bloody wars as they could shake a stick at plus a good supply of fresh blood in the aftermath of battle.

I love the character of Larten Crepsley. It is written in third person point of view, unlike Darren Shan’s other books. Larten abandons his training, leaving Wester and Seba behind as he embarks on a journey to find his own purpose.


For the Cubs, everything is easy. So basically, I read this book being a fan of all Darren Shan books, and this book did not fail to impress me!

Ocean of Blood

Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children’s books Authors. Other books in the series. Larten’s life isn’t straightforward. I didn’t like how aimless Crepsley was. Airin rated bloos did not like it Dec 27, Return to Book Page.

Ocean Of Blood: The Saga Of Larten Crepsley Book 2

Want to Read saving…. We meet a few more old friends in this book. Quotes from Ocean of Blood. It’s not a simple A to B story, it has lots of twists and turns.

After that first encounter with the wonderful world of vampires that would live for centuries but were more like warriors than the aristocrats most books make them out to be, Laren was smitten with his writing. Because that’s pretty much what this book is about, Larten being sad and mopy and restless.

They’re all fantastic in their own special ways, with some being absolute delights. Thankfully, the rapturous resolution to this instalment is well worth the perseverance. Most of the book was him aimlessly going from place to place not knowing what he wanted from life, making bad decisions the entire time. I’m sorry bllod I’m giving up on the Larten Crepsley saga now.