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Now Turgut’a wife and some random bookseller/scholar have been let in on the Great Big Vampire secret. Unsurprisingly, they swallowed it with very little fuss. (Granted, one of them was bitten right in the neck, so…)

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova: I have never been less frightened in my life

Today I opted out of going to a water park with my family because “too much sun,” in favor of lolling around my aunt’s house with the lights off and the curtains drawn, occasionally reading or scribbling in a notebook. 335 more words

The Historian

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova is told from multiple perspectives moving back and forth between a period of fifty or so years. There are three point of view characters. 398 more words

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The Historian

by Elizabeth Kostova

“To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history…

Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters addressed ominously to ‘My dear and unfortunate successor’.

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Bram Stoker's Dracula - yes, the book - is worth your time

I actually wasn’t expecting to like this all that much. I just thought well, I like horror, and if it’s hung around this long surely it’s good. 633 more words

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Dewey's 24h Readathon - 2016

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This weekend it’s readathon time. I try to participate in both editions, every year but as always the amount of reading I get done depends on how much entertainment my little prince and princess need. 361 more words

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The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

The Historian is like a cross between The Da Vinci Code and Dracula. It’s partially an update of Stoker’s classic tale, utilizing the scarier-than-fiction stories about Vlad “The Impaler” Tepes-the man upon whom Dracula’s legend is based. 630 more words

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