Synopses & Reviews
A superbly illustrated who's who of the vampire world.
An informative and lush visual guide to vampires through the ages Combining encyclopedic content with stunning images, this ode to vampires includes historical accounts from various cultures, striking photos and artwork, and literary passages on vampires. Revealed are pictures of vampires on Stone-Age cave walls, in the tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs, in Chinese drawings on porcelain vessels, and in sculptures produced by the ancient civilizations of Central and South America. Discussed are the origins of this phenomenon, the reasons why vampires attract both fans and revilers, and the identities of the most famous vampires in literature and art.
About the Author
Diana Phillips-Summers holds a degree in anthropology.