By Kim Newman
DRACULA involves long island: Kim Newman returns to at least one of the good bestselling vampire stories of the trendy period. thought of alongside I Am Legend and Interview with theVampire as one among the stand-out vampire tales of the final century - this brand-new novel is the 1st in over a decade from the amazing and influential Anno Dracula series.
Newman’s darkish and impish story starts off with a unmarried query: What if Dracula had survived his encounters with Bram Stoker’s Dr. John Seward and enslaved Victorian England?
Fallen from grace and pushed from the British Empire in prior instalments, Dracula turns out gone. A relic of the previous. but, whilst vampire boy Johnny Alucard descends upon the USA, stalking the streets of latest York and Hollywood, haunting the lives of the wealthy and recognized, from Sid and Nancy to Andy Warhol, Orson Welles, and Francis Ford Coppola, sinking his fangs ever deeper into the zeitgeist of 1980s America, it turns out the earlier is probably not lifeless in spite of everything.
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Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard (Anno Dracula, 1976-1991) by Kim Newman