What does the legend of Vlad the Impaler have to do with the modern world? Is it possible that the Dracula of myth truly existedand that he has lived on, century after century, pursuing his own unknowable ends? Elizabeth Kostova's debut novel is an
adventure of monumental proportions, a relentless tale that blends fact and fantasy, history and the present, with an assurance that is almost unbearably suspensefuland utterly unforgettable.
In the year 1605 a young woman, hiding from her past, takes up the veil becoming Soeur Auguste. Five years later the past has found her and to protect herself and her beloved child she'll have to perform one last act of dazzling daring more audacious than any she has previously attempted.
A Man Called Intrepid author dies aged 89(Dec 03 2013) William Stevenson, a journalist and author who drew on his close ties with intelligence sources to write two best-selling books in the 1970s, A Man Called...