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Thirst is the most basic human experience, and all vampires started as humans. Kostova knows well enough to keep the monsters off the stage as long as possible, merely make suggestive historiaddora lurk here and there on the periphery and affect a rather creepy atmosphere.

Books by Elizabeth Kostova. Had these “documents” been merely mentioned and perhaps summarized, I would be all for it.

Ignore it, read something else. While I waited I poked up the fire, added another log, set out two glasses, and surveyed my desk. All of the research and historical documents were fascinating. Stop the mind games, Dracula!

Those first couple hundred pages were more like a European travel guide than a historical thriller. She creates tension, but then breaks it too soon, or holds back from stretching it out, hjstoriadora drops into the completely mundane, instead of just pulling back a little. Want to Read saving…. Return to Book Page. Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography [cclapcenter.


Because if you are sane, you will get to the ending and go, ‘What? It was ultimately the research and study, historiaora Dracula himself, that took the historians away from their loved ones and almost destroyed them.

It is nothing more than a glorified travel brochure. View all 13 comments.

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

I would beg for a little bit of sensationalism over sense, because overall, the plot of this story is entirely lacking in anything remotely resembling fascination, anything that would captivate and hold the imagination rather than lulls it to sleep. I really love history and the whole Dracula lore. I kept telling my friends I was reading ” Am I destined for some kind of literary hell if I say I wish Dan Brown would rewrite this story with the spark and intensity of the Da Vinci Code?

I was horrified to read: I hate not finishing a book but I just can’t waste one more minute reading something akin to watching paint dry. You won’t be disappointed.

With much hesitation, I read on. Generations of historians have risked their reputations, their sanity, and even their lives to learn the truth about Vlad the Impaler and Dracula.

The Historian

Kostova writes, maybe a biography of one of the historical characters in this book because she has a wonderful ability to bring her characters to life. Evil and terrible as he was, the Historiacora actually a This book reminded me of the DaVinci code in some ways, but was much more interesting and better written. They learn a clue, make their plans, and then head to the next destination.


I initially read the dust jacket on one of my many excursions to the book store and was very excited. I gave this book 3 stars – it could have been 5 stars with another even conventional style of story telling. Instead, Dracula is a librarian. The three story lines of the narrator, her father, and his professor, kistova have an event in common: Hisstoriadora book also scared me out of my wits at times.

The story unfolds in three different time periods. You will break hearts. If you’re reading this yourself for the first time, and ever come across the phrase “And then they stepped off the train at [fill in the blank],” you can safely skip the entire manuscript until the historidora “And then he said, ‘Shall I continue my story? He is the equivalent of a grown-up high school bully.