The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead

The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead

J. Gordon Melton


Revised, up-to-date, and enlarged, this large reference is an alphabetic travel of the psychosexual, macabre global of the blood-sucking undead. Digging deep into the lore, myths, and mentioned realities of vampires and vampire legends from around the globe, many points are uncovered—historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and well known. From Vlad the Impaler and Barnabas Collins to Dracula and Lestat, this exhaustive consultant furnishes greater than 500 essays, a vampire chronology, and 60 pages of vampire assets. whole with distinctive illustrations and images, the third variation of this well known authority encompasses a wealth of present occasions, together with the Twilight phenomenon; modern authors of vampire romance; the expansion and improvement of real, self-identified vampire groups; and prominent television indicates from Buffy to True Blood.

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