The Lady of the Shroud

The Lady of the Shroud (Annotated Edition)

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In 1909 Bram Stoker set out to recreate the success of Dracula with another novel about a vampire, The Lady of the Shroud. However, this time the book performed a narrative and generic volte-face in which the seeming vampire was revealed to be in fact a living girl reduced to sleeping in a coffin for political rather than supernatural reasons. As a result, a book which had begun with a High Gothic encounter between living and seemingly dead concludes with a celebration of the newly established Balkan Federation brokered by the hero, the charismatic, seven-foot-tall Irishman Rupert Sent Leger; he has won both the crown of the Land of the Blue Mountains and the hand of the lovely Teuta, that being the name of the girl in the coffin.

Book information

ISBN: 9798711352013
Publisher: Independently Published
Imprint: Independently Published
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 106
Weight: 263g
Height: 280mm
Width: 216mm
Spine width: 6mm