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Vlad the Impaler : in search of the real Dracula

Author: M J Trow
Publisher: Stroud : Sutton, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who was the real man who inspired the Dracula legend? For many, it was Vlad the Impaler who, as legend would have it, was a 15th-century bloodsucking torturer. In this title, the author peels back  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Dracula.; Fürst III ) Vlad (Walachei; Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Trow
ISBN: 0750929650 9780750929653
OCLC Number: 51271416
Description: v, 280 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Map of Europe, c. 1460 --
Map of Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia --
The gaping grave --
Interviews with vampires --
Bram Stoker's Dracula --
Vampyr --
Dracula's people --
'A wild bloodthirsty man . . .' --
The sign of the dragon --
The crescent ascending --
Vlad Voivod --
Enemies of the cross of Christ --
Impaler Prince --
In the company of Cain --
Resurrecting Dracula --
The Draculesti family tree.
Responsibility: M.J. Trow.

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The Count Dracula of legend is revealed to be based on a 15th century Romanian warlord called Vlad Tepes who favoured fearsome night attacks on the Turks and torturing his captors by driving stakes Read more...

 
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