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A History of the Vampire in Popular Culture: Love at First Bite

by Violet Fenn Author

Sorry werewolves and mummies. We all know the sexiest monster is the vampire. But what makes them that way?  Vampires are ruthless, bloodthirsty, heartless monsters so why do we find them so erotic? A History Of The Vampire In Popular Culture examines vampires of fact and fiction, their role in mythology, books, and film and our cultural mix of fear and desire of them to answer those questions.