Pages no: 278
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Anno Dracula (#1)
Als ich mir „Die Vampire“ von Kim Newman vornahm, erwarteten mich zwei Überraschungen. Zuerst erfuhr ich, dass Kim Newman ein männlicher Autor ist. Ich hatte mit einer Autorin gerechnet, weil… na ja, Vampire eben, dazu der Name – das klang für mich nach einer Frau. Ich musste meine Erwartungen anpas...
not sure what to make of this book. It was interesting but also comic. Full review to come.
With a lot of books, the premise is enough to sell me on the idea of reading them. Anno Dracula is one of those books. The novel is set in 1888, where Dracula has wed the widowed Queen Victoria, thus legalizing vampirism and making it more or less acceptable. Dr. Alan Seward, however, still harbo...
This grew on me. It's an alternate universe of Stoker's Dracula, where he survived Van Helsing and marries the widowed Queen Victoria. I had some resistance to this premise--this was an age where a constitutional crises was caused by Victoria wanting to retain her ladies in waiting--I couldn't imagi...
Blending many stories of the period and fact together this is the story of Charles Beauregard and Genevieve Dieudonne's investigation into the Jack the Ripper Murders. Jack is targeting vampires and this is destabilising things in an England where not only did Van Helsing fail but Dracula became th...
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