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  • Dracula Unearthed

    series Desert Island Dracula Library
    Dracula Unearthed takes the lid off Stoker's most famous novel. With the aid of 3,400 textual endnotes and annotations, new light is shed on its sources, characters and structure. Stoker never went to Transylvania, so how could he describe it so graphically? Prior to Dracula, he had never written about vampires, so how could he make them so believable? Contemporary critics seemed oblivious to ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Dracula: The Novel and the Legend - A Study of Bram Stoker's Gothic Masterpiece

    series Desert Island Dracula Library
    The resonant and awesome figure of Count Dracula. his Transylvanian lair, and his powers of supernatural evil, have imprinted themselves on the popular imagination, largely through the medium of the cinema. And yet, until now, no one has undertaken a detailed analysis of the source of our preconceptions about the greatest vampire of them all - "Dracula", by Bram Stoker, first published in 1897. ... Read more

    £4.99

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  • Dracula

    by Bram Stoker ...
    'The very best story of diablerie which I have read for many years' Arthur Conan DoyleA masterpiece of the horror genre, Dracula also probes identity, sanity and the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire. It begins when Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, and makes horrifying discoveries in his client's castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing ... Read more

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  • Dracula

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    series Oxford World's Classics
    'it was butcher work...the horrid screeching as the stake drove home; the plunging of writhing form, and lips of bloody foam' Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic shocker introduced Count Dracula to the world, an ancient creature bent on bringing his contagion to London, the very heart of the British Empire. Only a handful of men and women stand between Dracula and his long-cherished goal, but they are ... Read more

    £3.39

  • Harry Potter and History

    by Nancy Reagin ...
    Book 3 - Wiley Pop Culture and History Series
    A guide to the history behind the world of Harry Potter--just in time for the last Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part II)Harry Potter lives in a world that is both magical and historical. Hogwarts pupils ride an old-fashioned steam train to school, notes are taken on parchment with quill pens, and Muggle legends come to life in the form of werewolves, witches, and ... Read more

    £9.39

  • Harry Potter's Bookshelf

    The Great Books behind the Hogwarts Adventures

    by John Granger ...
    Harry Potter. The name conjures up J.K. Rowling's wondrous world of magic that has captured the imaginations of millions on both the printed page and the silver screen with bestselling novels and blockbuster films. The true magic found in this children's fantasy series lies not only in its appeal to people of all ages but in its connection to the greater world of classic literature.Harry Potter's ... Read more

    £4.29

  • Vampire Forensics

    Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend

    Jenkins navigates centuries of lore and legend, adding new chapters to the chronicle and weaving an irresistibly seductive blend of superstition, psychology, and science sure to engross everyone from Anne Rice's countless readers to serious students of archaeology and mythology. ... Read more

    £6.99

  • Vampires

    Vampires offers a bite-sized overview of the ever-mutating vampire, a phenomenon created by primal human fears of blood-sucking monsters. The book delves into ancient vampiric beliefs including the Chinese hopping vampire Jiangshi and Egyptian goddess Sekhmet, as well as Gothic horrors from the late Middle Ages. The evolution of vampires in literature, film and television is comprehensively ... Read more

    £5.09

  • The Everything Vampire Book

    From Vlad the Impaler to the vampire Lestat - a history of vampires in Literature, Film, and Legend

    series Everything®
    • An affordable, accessible companion to vampire literature, films, and TV • Several vampire movies are due out in 2008 and 2009: Twilight, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, and The Historian • Vampire communities are flourishing on the Internet—a simple “vampire societies” search on Google yields over 580,000 results • Everything reference books have sold more than 575,000 copies! Bram Stoker’s ... Read more

    £9.99

  • The Vampire Book

    The Encyclopedia of the Undead

    series The Real Unexplained! Collection
    The Ultimate Collection of Vampire Facts and FictionFrom Vlad the Impaler to Barnabas Collins to Edward Cullen to Dracula and Bill Compton, renowned religion expert and fearless vampire authority J. Gordon Melton, PhD takes the reader on a vast, alphabetic tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the blood-sucking undead. Digging deep into the lore, myths, pop culture, and reported realities of ... Read more

    £12.99

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vampires

    Fascinating Vampire Lore from Eastern Europe, Greece, Italy, and the Middle East

    Vampires are the hottest topic in popular culture today. From the now classic novels of Anne Rice, to the mega-selling series by Stephanie Meyer to the hit HBO series True Blood based on the bestselling novels of Charlaine Harris, the undead are certainly not dead in terms of books sales. Now, those curious about the history and lore of these creatures can get up to speed in the refreshed edition ... Read more

    £7.79