The Jewel of Seven Stars
Publish date: December 1st 2001
Publisher: Wildside Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, European Literature
, Literary Fiction
, Irish Literature
An Egyptologist, attempting to raise from the dead the mummy of Tera, an ancient Egyptian queen, finds a fabulous gem and is stricken senseless by an unknown force. Amid bloody and eerie scenes, his daughter is possessed by Tera's soul, and her fate depends upon bringing Tera's mummified body to lif...
The introduction and footnotes were more interesting than most of the book. I find it difficult to believe that Stoker wrote the 1912 ending.
Yes, I know Bram Stoker is a god among the horror writers. Dracula is deservedly a classic if only for its vast influence. The Jewel of Seven Stars is considered the first modern mummy novel just as Dracula set the stage for every vampire novel to follow.But I gotta say it.Bram Stoker can't write wo...
It seems a little strange to me that Jewel of the Seven Stars is so much less well-known than Dracula. I mean, yes, it's managed to stay in print, and it's even been adapted into a couple of low-budget horror movies, but the book certainly isn't a household name (and neither are any of Stoker's othe...