Ten Inspirations

On blastr.com Kim explains the ‘10 vampire novels that helped inspire Anno Dracula‘.

Here’s the list:
Anno Dracula

  • The Vampyre, Dr John Polidori (1819)
  • ‘Carmilla’ (in In a Glass Darkly), J. Sheridan LeFanu (1871)
  • Dracula, Bram Stoker (1897)
  • I Am Legend, Richard Matheson (1954)
  • Doctors Wear Scarlet, Simon Raven (1960)
  • ‘Salem’s Lot, Stephen King (1975)
  • Interview With the Vampire, Anne Rice (1976)
  • The Vampire Tapestry, Suzy McKee Charnas (1980)
  • Fevre Dream, George R.R. Martin (1982)
  • The Empire of Fear, Brian Stableford (1988)

There is a full discussion of these books’ influence on his work in the article.

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I'm a weird writer who lives in Galway, Ireland.


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