Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Translator: Young-hak Jo
Hardcover / 3-volume set.
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About This Book
In this riveting debut of breathtaking scope, a young girl discovers her
father's darkest secret and embarks on a harrowing journey across Europe to
complete the quest he never could -- to find history's most legendary fiend:
Dracula. When a motherless American girl living in Europe finds a medieval book
and a package of letters, all addressed ominously to "My dear and unfortunate
successor..." she begins to unravel a thread that leads back to her father's
past, his mentor's career, and an evil hidden in the depths of history. In those
few quiet moments, she unwittingly assumes a quest she will discover is her
birthright: a hunt that nearly brought her father to ruin and may have claimed
the life of his adviser and dear friend, history professor Bartholomew Rossi.
What does the legend of Vlad the Impaler, the historical Dracula, have to do
with the 20th century? Is it possible that Dracula has lived on in the modern
world? And why have a select few historians risked reputation, sanity, and even
their lives to learn the answer? So begins an epic journey to unlock the secrets
of the strange medieval book, an adventure that will carry our heroine across
Europe and into the past -- not only to the times of Vlad's heinous reign, but
to the days when her mother was alive and her father was still a vibrant young
scholar. In the end, she uncovers the startling fate of Rossi, and comes face to
face with the definition of evil-- to find, ultimately, that good may not always