The Everything Vampire Book: From Vlad the Impaler to the Vampire Lestat - a History of Vampires in Literature, Film, and Legend

The Everything Vampire Book: From Vlad the Impaler to the Vampire Lestat - a History of Vampires in Literature, Film, and Legend

Barb Karg, Arjean Spaite, Rick Sutherland


From Bram Stoker's "Dracula", to Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" sequence, vampires have interested and nervous old and young alike for hundreds of years. if it is an evil, sharp-fanged creature who seems from the mist, or a good-looking, erotic human being of puzzle, the vampire in all its incarnations is without doubt one of the most well-liked and exciting characters of literature and movie. Vampires alternately terrorize and turn into items to be idolized and wanted. This publication examines their infamous historical past and legends, their evolution and portrayal in books, tv, and cinema, and the on going fascination with the 'vampire lifestyle'.

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