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The historian : a novel

Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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Facts og eventyr, historie og nutid samt kampen mellem ondt og godt er nogle af ingredienserne i denne fantastiske roman om en ung kvindes søgen efter sin families mystiske fortid, som er tæt knyttet til historien om Vlad, den barbariske hersker, som danner baggrund for Dracula-myten. Gennem biblioteker og arkiver, klostre og forfaldne slotte går jagten fra Istanbul og dybt ind i Østeuropas skove for at finde  Read more...
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Named Person: Vlad, Prince of Wallachia
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kostova
ISBN: 0316730319 9780316730310 0316730300 9780316730303
OCLC Number: 786444549
Awards: Commended for Richard & Judy Book Club: Summer Read 2006.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Newcomer of the Year 2006.
Description: x, 642 sider
Responsibility: Elizabeth Kostova.

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* DESTINED FOR IMMORTALITY... * In the tradition of THE SECRET HISTORY and THE ALIENIST - a captivating and suspenseful novel that delves into the true history of Count Dracula ...  Read more...

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This literary thriller is a page-turner with brains DAILY MAIL THE HISTORIAN amounts to something profound... and wondrously mathematical at times, a genre novel by Bach ... We encounter obsession, Read more...

 
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