Book Detail

Publisher: Gremese

Format: hardcover

Vampiri Da Dracula a Twilight

Vampires From Dracula to Twilight

This book traces the history and evolution of vampires through time, with a special focus on the role they have played in myth, folklore, literature and film. It also describes in full detail the most famous bloodsuckers, from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Twilight’s Edward Cullen. Plus, hints and tips for all aspiring vampire hunters!

* History, legends, folklore, films, literature: all you need to know about the most famous and fascinating creatures of the night.
*The huge success of the Twilight saga has proved that vampires are more popular than ever.
*The many illustrations, the concise writing style and the engaging graphics make this book suitable for readers of all ages.
*Simonetta Santamaria is one of Italy’s most acclaimed horror writers.

Table of contents: Introduction – Vampires: More Than Just Dracula. Chapter 1 – Hematophagy.
Chapter 2 – Origins of the Vampire Myth. Chapter 3 – Vampires: What Are They?
(Types of Vampires: 1. Homo Vampirus; 2. Psychic Vampires; 3. Sanguinary Vampires).
Chapter 4 – How Are Vampires Born?. Chapter 5 – How to Kill a Vampire. Chapter 6 – Vampires in Literature and Comics.
Chapter 7 – Vampires in Film, Television and Music. Chapter 8 –Myths, Legends and Folklore from around the World
(Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania). Suggested Readings. Appendix – Vampire Hunting.

Hardback 16 x 24 cm
192 pages with 150 colour illustrations
Rights sold: France and Spain

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