Lord of the Dead by Tom Holland

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From the Levant to London's society salons to the canals of Venice, famed poet Lord Byron embarks on a life of adventure as the world's most notable vampire, following a dark trail of long-hidden secrets, ancient black arts, and the depths of evil. BOMC & QPB.
 

About Tom Holland

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TOM HOLLAND gained the top degree at Cambridge before earning his Ph.D. at Oxford. An accomplished radio personality in Britain, he has written a highly acclaimed series of adaptations for Radio 4 of Herodotus's "Histories" and Virgil's "Aeneid," to be followed by Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," and is the author of the novels "The Bone Hunter," "Slave of My Thirst," and "Lord of the Dead,
 
Published February 1, 1996 by Pocket Books. 324 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 Gothic Sturm and Drang by British scholar Holland, whose first novel tells how a 19-year-old Lord Byron becomes emperor of the planet's vampires.

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Lord Byron as a vampire? That notion may not explain the aberrant behavior of the much-revered Romantic poet, but it definitely provides a racy foundation for Holland's engaging and sophisticated debu

Mar 04 1996 | Read Full Review of Lord of the Dead

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Lord Byron travels to Greece and becomes the world's most formidable vampire.

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Lord Byron as a vampire? That notion may not explain the aberrant behavior of the much-revered Romantic poet, but it definitely provides a racy foundation for Holland's engaging and sophisticated debu

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Lord Byron travels to Greece and becomes the world's most formidable vampire. (Sept.)

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