"Politics, horror, and romance are woven together in this brilliantly imagined and realized novel. Newman's prose is a delight, his attention to detail is spellbinding." -Â Time Out
âStephen King assumes we hate vampires; Anne Rice makes it safe to love them, because they hate themselves. Kim Newman suspects that most of us live with themâ¦Â Anno DraculaÂ is the definitive account of that post-modern species, the self-obsessed undead.â -Â New York Times
âAnno DraculaÂ will leave you breathless... one of the most creative novels of the year.â -Â Seattle Times
âPowerful... compelling entertainment... a fiendishly clever banquet of dark treats.â -Â San Francisco Chronicle
'A ripping yarn, an adventure romp of the best blood, and a satisfyingâ¦ read' -Â Washington Post Book World
"The most comprehensive, brilliant, dazzlingly audacious vampire novel to date. 'Ultimate' seems an apt description...Â Anno Dracula is at once playful, horrific, intelligent, and revelatory." -Â LocusÂ
"A marvelous marriage of political satire, melodramatic intrigue, gothic horror, and alternative history. Not to be missed." -Â The IndependentÂ
"Once you start reading this Victorian-era thriller, you will not beÂ satiated until you reach the end." -Â Ain't It Cool
"Anno Dracula is the smart, hip Year Zero of the vampire genre's ongoingÂ revolution." -Â Paul McAuley
"Kim Newman brings Dracula back home in the granddaddy of all vampire adventures. Anno Dracula couldn't be more fun if Bram Stoker had scripted it for Hammer. It's a beautifully constructed Gothic epic that knocks almost every other vampire novel out for the count." -Â Christopher FowlerÂ Â Â
Â "The most interesting take on the Dracula story... to date. Recommending this one to all those that love Dracula and historical fiction!" -Â RexRobotReviews
It is 1888 and Queen Victoria has remarried, taking as her new consort Vlad Tepes, the Wallachian Prince infamously known as Count Dracula. Peppered with familiar characters from Victorian history and fiction, the novel follows vampire GeneviÃ¨ve DieudonnÃ© and Charles Beauregard of the Diogenes Club as they strive to solve the mystery of the Ripper murders.
Anno Dracula is a rich and panoramic tale, combining horror, politics, mystery and romance to create a unique and compelling alternate history. Acclaimed novelist Kim Newman explores the darkest depths of a reinvented Victorian London.
This brand-new edition of the bestselling novel contains unique bonus material, including a new afterword from Kim Newman, annotations, articles and alternate endings to the original novel.
About: In an alternate history of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria has married Vlad Tepes, better known as Count Dracula, leading to a reign of horror, while, in Whitechapel, Silver Knife, a murderer of vampire girls, threatens the new regime
About: In 1899Â GeneviÃ©ve DieudonnÃ© is working as a doctor on a ship of vampire refugees from Dracula's Britain, as Christina Light, a vampire who can literally turn into light,Â persuades the Emperor to cede a section of Tokyo to her as the Vampire Bund, a Shanghai-like international settlement of the undead and her own power base.
About: In an alternate history of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria has married Vlad Tepes, better known as Count Dracula, leading to a reign of terror, while, in Whitechapel, Silver Knife, a murderer of vampire girls, threatens the new regime.
Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.