Vampires Today

By Joseph Laycock,

Book cover of Vampires Today: The Truth about Modern Vampirism

Book description

This book, about real vampires and the communities they have formed, explores the modern world of vampirism in all its amazing variety.

Long before Dracula, people were fascinated by vampires. The interest has continued in more recent times with Anne Rice's Lestat novels, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the HBO series…

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1 author picked Vampires Today as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Like most of the other authors on my list Joseph Laycock has written several books that address religion and horror. I picked this one because it is the first of his books that I read and it awakened me to several of his other titles.

Laycock, who is a professor of religion, writes in an engaging way and has a great sense for what is happening in the wider culture, particularly about occult concerns. Vampire books are a guilty pleasure of mine, so reading this author on this subject seems both a natural and a supernatural choice. The book discusses…

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