Vampires Through the Ages: Lore & Legends of the World's Most Notorious Blood Drinkers

Vampires Through the Ages: Lore & Legends of the World's Most Notorious Blood Drinkers

Brian Righi


Interred in shadows not more, the vampire mythos is illuminated during this pleasing exploration of 1 of the world’s such a lot sinister―and feared―creatures.

Join Brian Righi as he finds the reality at the back of myths and ideology, either historical and glossy. He lines the evolution of the vampire―from Dracula’s mysteriously empty grave and the long-lasting legend it spawned to terrifying documented situations of the real-life blood drinkers of this day. Sordid and sultry, the vampire’s lengthy and grotesque historical past is revealed:

―Various cultures’ ideals and superstitions surrounding bloodthirsty immortals
―Chilling actual money owed of the unquenchable bloodlust of historic figures similar to Vlad the Impaler and Countess Báthory
―Stories and lore from villagers, as recalled from the author’s travels via Romania
―Serial killers who suffered from delusions of vampirism
―How the early Christian church inadvertently fed into the 18th-century japanese ecu vampire scare

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