The Historian is the 2005 debut novel of American author Elizabeth Kostova. The plot blends the history and folklore of Vlad Țepeș and his fictional equivalent Count Dracula. Kostova's father told her stories about Dracula when she was a child,.
The Historian is the 2005 debut novel of American author Elizabeth Kostova. Kostova's father told her stories about Dracula when she was a child, and later in life she was inspired to turn the experience into a novel.
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Elizabeth Johnson Kostova (born December 26, 1964) is an American author best known for her debut novel The Historian. Elizabeth Johnson Kostova was born Elizabeth Johnson in New London, Connecticut and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee where she graduated from the Webb School of Knoxville. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, where she won the 2003 Hopwood Award for her Novel-in-Progress
The Historian Elizabeth Kostova Little Brown £1. 9, pp656. This book reads like a cross between Dracula and The Da Vinci Code. Essentially, it is a spirited update of Bram Stoker's classic, with a vastly ingenious plot in which Dracula has developed a mysterious penchant for librarians.
The Historian Elizabeth Kostova Little Brown £1. Like all reworkings, it is more knowing, and less fun, than its original. But it is also a riff on the taste for books about 500-year-old conspiracies.
The Historian is a Historical novel by Elizabeth Kostova. Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters addressed ominously to ‘My dear and unfortunate successor’. Her discovery plunges her into a world she never dreamed of – a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past and her mother’s mysterious fate connect to an evil hidden in the depths of history.
The Historian - Excellent reading Of the countless books and novels I have read, both fiction and non-fiction, I felt this was exceptionally well written
Elizabeth Kostova has produced an honorable summer book, reasonably well written and enjoyable and, most important of all, very, very long: One can tote The Historian to the beach, to the mountains, to Europe or to grandmother's house and still be reading its 21st-century coda when Labor Day finally rolls around. The Historian - Excellent reading Of the countless books and novels I have read, both fiction and non-fiction, I felt this was exceptionally well written. It was both an adventure in history and well told tale
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Elizabeth Kostova's the Historian.
Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Thorndike Press; 1 edition (July 15, 2005)
Pages: 1184 pages
ePUB size: 1344 kb
FB2 size: 1764 kb
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