By David J. Skal
The primal snapshot of the black-caped vampire Dracula has develop into an indelible fixture of the fashionable mind's eye. It's reputation issue opponents, in its personal perverse means, the familiarity of Santa Claus. so much people can recite with no prompting the salient features of the vampire: snoozing through day in its coffin, emerging at nightfall to feed at the blood of the residing; the power to shapeshift right into a bat, wolf, or mist; a mortal vulnerability to a wood stake throughout the middle or a shaft of sunlight.
In this severely acclaimed day trip during the lifetime of a cultural icon, David Skal maps out the archetypal vampire's relentless trajectory from Victorian literary oddity to motion picture idol to cultural commodity, digging in the course of the populist veneer to bare what the prince of darkness says approximately us all.
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