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  by Elizabeth Kostova

category Mystery & Thrillers
ISBN: 0316730300
Books Registered: 36
BookCrossing Rating: Average 4 star rating by BookCrossing Members
Books in the Wild: 8
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Amazon Editorial Review

Breathtakingly suspenseful and beautifully written, The Historian is the story of a young woman plunged into a labyrinth where the secrets of her family's past connect to an inconceivable evil: the dark fifteenth-century reign of Vlad the Impaler and a time-defying pact that may have kept his awful work alive through the ages. The search for the truth becomes an adventure of monumental proportions, taking us from monasteries and dusty libraries to the capitals of Eastern Europe - in a feat of storytelling so rich, so hypnotic, so exciting that it has enthralled readers around the world.


"Never was a ghost story so casually erudite, nor a historical travelogue such gripping entertainment." ---New York Magazine

"Impossible to resist. . . . Kostova blends fact and fantasy to remind us that the original Dracula legend is rooted in monstrous acts of unblinking evil." ---Miami Herald

"A richly told story about family and the dark side of human nature. . . . This cry of the heart will appeal to readers beyond those who are drawn by a fascaination with the legend of Dracula." ---Chicago Tribune

"Genuinely terrifying." ---Boston Globe

"Nearly impossible to put down once you crack the spine. . . . It won't take you long to get to the end." ---Houston Chronicle


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Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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Current status: to be read Average 6 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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Current status: available Average 4 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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Registered by Jason5012 of Dunedin, Otago New Zealand on Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Current status: travelling Average 6 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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Registered by Bearlio of Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Ireland on Thursday, March 02, 2006

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Registered by JosieKins of Melbourne, Victoria Australia on Saturday, April 29, 2006

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