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The Blood Countess: A Novel

Codrescu, Andrei

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ISBN 10: 0684802449 / ISBN 13: 9780684802442
Published by U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1995
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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347 pg. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. An accurate telling in the form of the historical novel of Countess Bathory of Hungary in the 16th century who was a murderess, among other things. First Edition. First printing. Signed by Codrescu on title page. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1476622520527

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Title: The Blood Countess: A Novel

Publisher: U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A riveting, magical blend of history and myth, from NPR columnist Andrei Codrescu. Told through the voice of a modern journalist, based on Codrescu himself, this erotic and chilling novel finds its eerie origins in the true story of Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary, a 16th-century countess who is said to have bathed in the blood of virgins to retain her youth.

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A portrait of Hungarian countess Elizabeth Bathory follows her real-life sixteenth-century reign of torture and murder.

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