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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

THE VAMPIRE BOOK by J. Gordon Melton

THE VAMPIRE BOOK : The Encyclopedia of the Undead
Author: J. Gordon Melton
Source: Publisher
*I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review*
  • Paperback: 960 pages
  • Publisher: Visible Ink Press; 2nd edition (November 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 157859071X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1578590711
SYNOPSIS:
"Re-staking" its claim as the most complete and authoritative source on the subject, this fully revised, expanded edition of "The Vampire Book" features more facts, more photos (including a color insert) and new features that are certain to quench the thirst of even the most die-hard fan of the undead. 200 photos.

MY THOUGHTS:
If you are a vampire lover like me, then this is the book for you. When I received this book I was not expecting it to be so big! This book is over 900+ pages. This is THE book for vampire lore and history. It includes photos as well as information on everything vampire. It is like a dictionary of all vampire people, myths and accounts of vampires. You can tell the author did his research with this book and it shows with the writing. Everything you want to look up is in alphabetical order just like an encyclopedia. I was amazed at the photos and thorough research that is in this book. Simply amazing!

MY RATING:

Outstanding Book That Will Stay On My Bookshelf
For Rereading!



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3 Comments:

Blogger TannyP said...

This looks like a must give gift for the Vamp-lovers on my Christmas list =) Thanks for the review, Amy!

December 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM  
Blogger L. Diane Wolfe said...

I've seen that one in stores and always wondered...
Thanks for reviewing!

December 9, 2009 at 10:47 AM  
Blogger C.J. Ellisson said...

I'm going to get it just so I have all my "facts" straight when I write! Very cool. Thanks for telling me about it.

December 10, 2009 at 5:53 AM  

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