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Anno Dracula Johnny Alucard by Kim Newman

Anno Dracula Johnny Alucard

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Best known as an acerbic film reviewer and specialist of the arcana of exploitation cinema, Newman is also a terribly entertaining novelist. His tongue in cheek, witty contemporary Dracula chronicles (so far ANNO DRACULA, THE BLOODY RED BARON and DRACULA CHA CHA CHA) have been a delight so the arrival after over a decade of a new volume is reason to rejoice. Skewing the pretensions of much of popular culture and its icons, this is another delightful romp through cinematic and horror lore in an alternative world where Dracula reigns and Francis Ford Coppola's APOCALYPSE NOW is revamped into a vampire epic during the heyday of disco and Andy Warhol. A comic souffle of a ripping yarn.

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Anno Dracula Johnny Alucard by Kim Newman

DRACULA COMES TO NEW YORK: Kim Newman returns to one of the great bestselling vampire tales of the modern era. Considered alongside I Am Legend and Interview with the Vampire as one of the stand-out vampire stories of the last century - this brand-new novel is the first in over a decade from the remarkable and influential Anno Dracula series. Newman's dark and impish tale begins with a single question: What if Dracula had survived his encounters with Bram Stoker's Dr.

John Seward and enslaved Victorian England? Fallen from grace and driven from the British Empire in previous instalments, Dracula seems long gone. A relic of the past. Yet, when vampire boy Johnny Alucard descends upon America, stalking the streets of New York and Hollywood, haunting the lives of the rich and famous, from Sid and Nancy to Andy Warhol, Orson Welles, and Francis Ford Coppola, sinking his fangs ever deeper into the zeitgeist of 1980s America, it seems the past might not be dead after all.


'A tour de force which succeeds brilliantly' The Times

About the Author

Kim Newman

Kim Newman is a well known and respected author and movie critic. He writes regularly for Empire Magazine and contributes to The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and others. He makes frequent appearances on radio and TV. He has won the Bram Stoker, International Horror Guild, British Fantasy and British Science Fiction Awards and been nominated for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

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6th September 2013


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Titan Books Ltd


480 pages


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