Tunnels of Blood: Terowongan Darah (The Saga of Darren Shan, #3)
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Tunnels of Blood: Terowongan Darah (Cirque Du Freak #3)

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Darren Shan telah menerima jati dirinya sebagai asisten vampir dan mulai terbiasa dengan kehidupan di Cirque Du Freak. Namun mendadak, Mr. Crepsley mengajaknya berkelana lagi, kali ini ke kota besar.

Darren heran melihat Mr. Crepsley yang terus-menerus berkelakuan misterius sejak mereka sampai di sana. Tapi Darren tak begitu peduli karena dia bertemu gadis istimewa. Debbie...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published 2002 by PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama (first published January 1st 2000)
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"Túneles de Sangre" 3ra entrega de la saga Darren Shan.
Era verdad lo que decían, la obra se va poniendo mejor a medida que avanza la saga.
Darren nuestro protagonista, el chico semi-vampiro conoce a Debbie, una chica humana de la que se enamora y la historia da un giro bastante interesante, en donde Shan (el autor) se muestra un poco más generoso para con sus lectores que buscan conocer algunos detalles plus de los protagonistas.

Tengo que admitir algo, antes que nada…
Ya no tenía intención de seg...more
These books just keeps surprising me. I just love Darren so much asdjgfjfsdjfj My inner fanboy is breaking out

Seriously though, this is the third book in the Saga Of Darren Shan and I absolutely LOVE these books. They are so fast-paced and so entertaining. I could not put this book down. Amazing plot, amazing characters (Mr Crepsley and Evra are so amazing just ahdshfsdghdsdasja) and amazingly written. Fans of the Percy Jackson series need to read these books NOW!
I love how fast I can get through these books, they just keep getting better and I am totally addicted.
Darren is starting to get used to life as a half-vampire and spending his time with Mr Crepsley and the Cirque, but something comes up that draws them away from the troupe and back into a busy city. Once there Mr Crepsley starts to disappear more often and Darren wants to know why, then there is news of human killings and he starts to worry about Crepsley's movements. With Evra the snake boys...more
Tunnels of blood was a very weird, but an interesting book. Its about vampires. The main character of this book is Darren Shan, he is a half vampire, he hasn’t fully became a total vampire yet. He is the assitant of another vampire named Mr.Crepsly. They both are apart of circus outside of town. My favorite character in this book would have to be Evra, Darrens bestfriend. Evra is a snake boy, he has scales and everything like a snake would have. Him and Darren were good friends from the circus....more
Julianna Martinez
Book Report Guidelines – Good Reads
Name of book: Tunnels of Blood
Author: Darren Shan
Pages: 224
Genre: Fiction
Reading Level of book:

Exposition (4-6 sentences)
Darren has to go on an adventure with Mr. Crepsley. Mr Crepsley has business to do in a small town. Darren did not want to go because he did not want to leave the circus and his best friend Evra, the Snake Boy. Mr. Crepsley said that Evra can come to accompany Darren. Darren was so excited he went to ask Evra. Evra wanted to go, but he had...more
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Erin ♥ (Paperback Stash)
Riding the extreme high from the second book, I sought this one out for purchase and finished in one sitting like the others. Being that it is a little over two hundred pages, packs plenty of action within it's paper walls, and delivers outstanding suspenseful scenes filled with genuine drama, emotion, and powerful contradictions, it's a breeze to absorb, leaving you wanting even more at the end.

While I did not like this one quite as much as the powerful, unforgettable second, this was still a m...more
Darren must travel to a city far away, because he is following Mr. Crepsley to go there. He suggests that Evra should come along, to keep Darren company. They later find out that they are traveling to Mr. Crepsley's hometown. They stay in a hotel, and Mr. Crepsley goes out every night, leaving Evra and Darren alone.

One night, Darren and Evra are disturbed by a news report saying that human bodies were found in a basement, drained of blood. Darren and Evra fear that it may be Mr. Crepsley, and de...more
Nic Echo
Dec 21, 2012 Nic Echo rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Nic by: Tesk
About the Book:
About a year and a half has passed since Darren's last adventure. This time a Vampire General has made contact with Mr. Crepsley. After the meeting, Crepsley, Darren, and Evra leave the Cirque. In the city they inhabit, Crepsley ends up going off by himself at night without explanation. Evra and Darren think nothing of this until they see the news: six bodies have been found drained of their blood. So the two boys start to follow Crepsley to whether he is the villain.

I hone...more
Once again, this was another great installment in the Cirque Du Freak series! Tons of action, very suspenseful, and extremely captivating! I loved the fact that there was a female character introduced, which lightened the read a little, added a tad bit romance, and an evil vampire was included which is the reason why this book was so thrilling! The new female character is okay, she's sweet, but I just thought their relationship happened too fast, but it was cute! Another book brings another conf...more
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Emily Kilcar
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Sadly, this novel wasn't anywhere near as good as the first two. Darren, Mr. Crepsley, and Evra leave the Cirque after an old friend from Mr. Crepsley's past shows up. The trio arrive in a small town and stay at a hotel where the boys joke around and enjoy the wonder of television while Mr. Crepsley goes out at night and says nothing to no one. His secrets become scary when six murdered bodies are discovered in a warehouse near the outskirts of town. Evra and Darren think Mr. Crepsley has gone o...more
Ash R.
This is the 3rd book to the series and it was quite catchy! It is about Mr. Crepsley moving to the city with Darren and Evra (snake boy). By day, Darren and Evra enjoy being around humans again and doing human activities. Darren develops a close friendship with a girl his age named Debbie. Little did he know how much danger he would put Debbie in. After a while he has to choose between his best friend and like a brother to a girl.

My text to self connection is having to choose between 2 people w...more
Эту книгу, третью в серии, я бы назвала самой скучной и предсказуемой в трилогии. Остальные тоже не блещут сюжетными неожиданностями, «где-то я это уже видела» применимо ко всей первой трилогии.

Из новостей — у Даррена появилась девочка! На ее фоне он выглядит еще более невыразительным xD Закваска слабая — подозрение в какой-то момент падает на Дарренова создателя, но и ежу понятно, что на начальной стадии его мудрый наставник ну ни за что не окажется предателем. Нас знакомят с вампирцами (vamp...more
Yumi Learner
Have you read Daren Shan series before? I'm reading the third book in English to improve my reading skills, and I'm involved in it! This book series is the best that I've read before, and I sometimes forget that I'm reading in English.

It's hard for me to find certain books in English that I can enjoy with my current skills because my reading skills are not the same as my reading abilities in Japanese. So, when I found the book series, I was very happy. The books are written for children, but yo...more
Newly endorsed by J.K. Rowling, this third book in the Cirque du Freak series follows the vampire's assistant Darren Shan and his Master Mr. Crepsley in an adventure under the streets of a nameless city that turns out to be Mr. Crepsley's old stomping grounds. An altercation with an old nemesis follows when Darren's friend and traveling companion Evra the snake boy is kidnapped by a vampanese.

Gorier than the other books, Tunnel of Blood also incorporates a love interest for Darren. Fans of vampi...more
Tunnels of Blood
by Darren Shan
Little, Brown Young Readers
isbn: 0316905739

Darren Shan is lives once again as you can see he is still in this book. He has fed on this dying friend in order to live in the last book. In this book, Darren suspects his vampire mentor to be sucking all the blood from a few people. Little did he know he was about to find a whole new race of vampires - the Vampaneze.

Darren Shan always finds a way to make all his books interesting and very suspenseful. No wonder h...more
This book is about how Darren, Mr.Crepsley, and Evra Von (snake boy) go to Mr.Crepsley's old city and go to stop an evil vampaneze. But while they're there Evra Von and Darren thinks it is Mr.Crepsley doing all the bad things. Will Mr.Crepsley be able to stop the vampaneze and prove his innocence before the boys get to him?

I thought this book ws okay because by the middle of the book it got boring. Luckily not boring enough to get me to stop reading the book. Later it got a lot better. What I...more
Sercan Vatansever
Bu mal karakter bu kafayla giderse 1-2 kitap sonra ölmesi gerekiyor, şimdiye kadar dayanması mucize :D neyse ilk 2 kitaptan da iyiydi.
Julie Sondra Decker
Darren is still assisting the vampire, Mr. Crepsley, and is dismayed when he must leave the Cirque that has become his home when Crepsley is called away to the city. His best friend, Evra (the snake boy), agrees to come with him, and the two of them make the best of living in an odd place. Darren even connects with a girl named Debbie, and he thinks maybe life won't be that bad in his new home, though he has no idea what Crepsley is doing at night. But when he gets news of a horrible murder, the...more
The book is Cirque Du Freak Tunnels of Blood, the author is Darren Shan, these books are horrors. This book is breathtaking, and very interesting it is the best series I've ever read, I can barely stop reading it. J.K. Rowling said “It is fast paced and full of macabre touches.”
The characters in this book are Darren Shan, Mr.Crespley, Vawn, Murlough, and Debra. This book is about a boy named Darren Shan and about the vampire named Mr.Crespley he bites Darren and he becomes one too. A dec...more
Eileen H
Eww! Have you ever imgend your self crawling therw a sewer? Darron is in big truble this time with bodies piling up at your door he has is in a mess with the new human love and the crazed vampeneze. He is in a mess , when he opens his eyes he hopes that he is in a dream and make it all go away( like me on the weekend when I have to go to ballet in the morning). But it is not a dream and his best Freind is stolen by the killer he is forced to fallow the trale or blood in to the dark maze of a sew...more
Michael Dako
Feb 06, 2013 Michael Dako rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
Recommended to Michael by: Greg
If the series gets better each book then the last book is probably gonna be EPIC! I just wish it had a little better punctuation to, stress, some parts that I stressed myself. If it stressed the parts I stressed, and had more descriptive language then it would be a 5 star book. I'm probably gonna say this every review but give this series a chance, I already got Zack, Tatyana and possibly Daniel reading it but I want more than that. Mr.Costantini even said he might try one so you should too!
Fantasy Literature
Warning: This is the third book in the CIRQUE DU FREAK series, so this review will contain spoilers for the previous books. You don’t have to read the previous books because author Darren Shan gives a short but sufficient recap, but starting at the beginning would be ideal.

Mr. Crepsley is the only full vampire that Darren had ever met until Gavner Purl, Vampire General, shows up at the Cirque du Freak. After Purl meets with Mr. Crepsley, Darren is told that he and his mentor will be taking a lit...more
Wickedshizuku (and the Jedi pup)
Oct 10, 2012 Wickedshizuku (and the Jedi pup) rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Paranormal fans, Urban Fantasy fans
Recommended to Wickedshizuku by: The Vampire's Assistant movie
All right on a whole this book isn't as good as the first two, but to continue with the series you have to read this installment or you're going to miss a lot of key events that shapes Darren's story. If you have ever watched the movie you'll have realized that they squished the first three books into one movie. That being said I hope that most will enjoy this series as I have.
Emma J
I read the first 3 books in the 'Cirque Du Freak ' series to see why my 10 year old daughter rated them so highly!
I just wish there had been such good children's books when I was 10, anyone who wants another take on the ever popular vampire theme and like a good dose of gore thrown into the mix will definitely enjoy these!
It is really funny how Darren needs to live in this world with humans, when he is only half human. The way his mind works and all of the stupid things he says, makes this book even better. Yes, some characters in other books make you annoyed and irritated about their stupid moves and all that kind of stuff, but this just made me laugh. He hasn't experienced many things when he still was a human. I think the only bad-ass thing he did was to steal Madam Octa. Now he is climbing walls for a girl? S...more
Darren Shan is getting wiser in his troubles.
A risk taker as well. Great story.
The audio is much better than the read.
I love the voices. Such an impact to the story.
Unfortunately, no more audio for the rest of the books.
Henry Hull
I wish that I could say that I liked it just a much as the previous one but I can't. I'm sorry but I can't.

Darren Shan, Evra Von, and Mr. Crepsley travel to Crepsley's hometown. When they arrive, Darren meets a girl who is around his age named Debbie Hemlock and they form a romantic relationship (well as far as a romantic relationship goes when you are 12). Meanwhile, a brutal string of killings go on with the victims being drained of their blood. Darren and Evra begin to suspect that Crepsley i...more
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Librarian's note: Also writes under the name D.B. Shan.

Darren Shan (born July 2, 1972 in London, England) is the pen name of the Irish author Darren O'Shaughnessy, as well as the name of the protagonist of his book series The Saga of Darren Shan, also known as The Cirque Du Freak Series in the United States. He is the author of The Demonata series, as well as some stand-alone books, and a series o...more
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“When he faced me again, he looked ashamed of himself. "I have gravely underestimated you, Darren," he said. "I will not do so again. I made a wiser choice than I realized when I chose you to serve as my assistant. I feel honoured to have you by my side.” 28 likes
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