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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Författare till Hôtel Transylvania

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Om författaren

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro was born in Berkeley, California on September 15, 1942. She graduated from San Francisco State College in 1963 and worked as a demographic cartographer until becoming a full-time writer in 1970. She writes horror, science fiction, and fantasy novels including Time of the Fourth visa mer Horseman, To the High Redoubt, Spider Glass, Arcane Wisdome, and The Saint-Germain Cycle series. She has received several awards including a Life Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association in 2009 and a Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Convention in 2014. In 1997, the Transylvanian Society of Dracula bestowed a literary knighthood on her. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Serier

Verk av Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Hôtel Transylvania (1978) 752 exemplar
The Palace (1978) 434 exemplar
Blood Games (1979) 399 exemplar
Path of the Eclipse (1981) 298 exemplar
A Flame in Byzantium (1987) 289 exemplar
The Saint-Germain Chronicles (1983) 254 exemplar
False Dawn (1978) 244 exemplar
Crusader's Torch (1988) 212 exemplar
A Baroque Fable (1986) 203 exemplar
Better in the Dark (1993) 202 exemplar
Tempting Fate (1981) 197 exemplar
Blood Roses (1998) 196 exemplar
Darker Jewels (1993) 190 exemplar
Night Blooming (2002) 188 exemplar
Out of the House of Life (1990) 180 exemplar
Come Twilight (2000) 175 exemplar
Ariosto (1980) 173 exemplar
Dead and Buried (1980) 173 exemplar
Writ in Blood (1997) 171 exemplar
A Feast in Exile (2001) 171 exemplar
Mansions of Darkness (1996) 168 exemplar
A Candle for d'Artagnan (1989) 164 exemplar
Dark of the Sun (2004) 161 exemplar
Midnight Harvest (2003) — Författare — 159 exemplar
Communion Blood (1999) 159 exemplar
States of Grace (2005) 153 exemplar
Messages from Michael (1979) 131 exemplar
A Mortal Glamour (1985) 128 exemplar
Roman Dusk (2006) 127 exemplar
Time of the fourth horseman (1976) 125 exemplar
Cautionary Tales (1978) 122 exemplar
Borne in Blood (2007) 107 exemplar
The Angry Angel (1998) — Författare — 102 exemplar
A Dangerous Climate (2008) 89 exemplar
To the High Redoubt (1985) 87 exemplar
In the Face of Death (2001) 85 exemplar
Burning Shadows (2009) 74 exemplar
Saint-Germain Memoirs (2007) 71 exemplar
An Embarrassment of Riches (2011) 65 exemplar
Crown of Empire (1994) 63 exemplar
The Soul of an Angel (1999) 59 exemplar
Bad Medicine (1976) 58 exemplar
Commedia della Morte (2012) 55 exemplar
False Notes (1979) 53 exemplar
The Godforsaken (1983) 53 exemplar
More Messages from Michael (1986) 48 exemplar
Beyond The Gate of Worlds (1991) — Författare — 46 exemplar
Nomads (1984) 45 exemplar
Poison Fruit (1991) 39 exemplar
Signs and Portents (1984) 37 exemplar
Michael's People (1988) 36 exemplar
Cat's Claw (1992) 35 exemplar
Hyacinths (1983) 34 exemplar
Beastnights (1989) 34 exemplar
Firecode (1987) 34 exemplar
Sins of Omission (1980) 29 exemplar
Two views of wonder (1979) — Redaktör — 28 exemplar
The Merchant Prince Volume 2: Outrageous Fortune (2002) — Författare — 27 exemplar
Four Horses for Tishtry (1985) 25 exemplar
Michael for the Millennium (1995) 21 exemplar
The Spider Glass (1991) 21 exemplar
Dark Light (1999) 21 exemplar
Napoleon Must Die (1993) 19 exemplar
Taji's Syndrome (1988) 17 exemplar
Monet's Ghost (1997) 16 exemplar
A Cold Summer Night (2004) 14 exemplar
Locadio's Apprentice (1984) 13 exemplar
Magnificat (1999) 12 exemplar
Alas, Poor Yorick (2002) 9 exemplar
Charity, Colorado (1993) 9 exemplar
Floating Illusions (1986) 8 exemplar
The Lost Prince (2007) 7 exemplar
The Law in Charity (1989) 6 exemplar
Arcane Wisdome (2014) 5 exemplar
A Bright Winter Sun (2004) 4 exemplar
Cabin 33 4 exemplar
Frog Pond 3 exemplar
Un Bel Di 3 exemplar
Tra gli orrori del 2000 — Författare — 3 exemplar
Dead In Irons 3 exemplar
Lost Epiphany 3 exemplar
Discrete Madame (2019) 2 exemplar
Harpy 2 exemplar
Lapses 2 exemplar
Ogilvie, Tallant and Moon (2008) 2 exemplar
Fine Tuning Fiction (2014) 1 exemplar
Beastnights 1 exemplar
Baroque Fable 27fl (1986) 1 exemplar
Shattered Light 1 exemplar
Dark Discoveries - Issue #34 (2016) 1 exemplar
Reencarnações 1 exemplar
Novena 1 exemplar
Night Mare {short story} (1988) 1 exemplar
A Taste of Wine (1984) 1 exemplar
Salome 1 exemplar
Renewal 1 exemplar
Traditional Values 1 exemplar
Dark Wisdom #10 1 exemplar
The Arrows 1 exemplar
Advocates 1 exemplar
Genius Loci 1 exemplar
Catching Dreams 1 exemplar
De medepassagier 1 exemplar
Best Interests [short story] (1978) 1 exemplar
Sugar Skulls 1 exemplar

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Cassandra Rising (1978) — Bidragsgivare — 18 exemplar
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Tomorrow Today (Planet Series) (1975) — Bidragsgivare — 10 exemplar
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Interzone 216 (2008) — Bidragsgivare — 8 exemplar
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Midnight From Beyond the Stars (2021) — Bidragsgivare — 4 exemplar
Best Detective Stories of the Year - 1974 (1974) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
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I tend not to re-read books. But this is one I read multiple times in HS and college. Sadly, I don't have a copy to re-read today. Yarbro does a masterful job juxtaposing the real-world life of the poet Ariosto against the imaginary, alt-history world of his imagination, the subject of his epic poems.
 
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Treebeard_404 | 4 andra recensioner | Jan 23, 2024 |
A little slower than her usual entries but still very enjoyable. Count Ragoczy is on a mission from Czar Nicholas to try to slow down the arms race before WWI by acting as an emissary to King George and the Kaiser. It brings him the enmity of con Wolgast, an unscrupulous arms manufacturer. A nice look at the upper crust of this time.
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bgknighton | Jul 30, 2023 |
The cover/packaging of this book make it look like a historical horror novel. But the blurb on the back accidentally gives note to what this really is when mentioning it's "a skillful blend of history and fiction, given added spice by the fact that its heroine happens to be a vampire..." Because that's the crux of it: the heroine just happens to be a vampire, but aside from that fact, the book is simply historical fiction.

You might be raising your eyebrow, wondering why I'd say this is just a historical fiction novel when at the same time admitting it's about a vampire. Before I'd read the book, I probably would have been doing the same thing. But it's the truth. The fact is, every bit of this book's plot/story could have remained the same if the heroine hadn't been a vampire. You'd take out the few references to her being five centuries old (they don't add anything but backstory, truly), change the few bits that seem to suggest her 'true death' wouldn't be the average person's death, and presto...it would simply be a historical fiction novel.

I'm really not sure what vampirism adds to the book, in all honesty. Perhaps it makes the heroine's confidence and awareness of the world slightly more believable(?), and her friendships more long-lasting, but all of the plotting and tension in the book comes from political and social affairs. I kept waiting for it to really matter that the heroine was a vampire--and perhaps some would argue that it did matter a bit in the end, just for that scene, though I'm not one of them--but as far as I can tell, Yarbro simply wanted to write historical fiction, and because she was known for horror, the book had to be given a horror spin. And 'vampires' mean 'horror'...right? Well, at least in this case, not so much. And all that's fine, but I wish the book didn't present itself as a historical horror, as I imagine it draws in plenty of readers who get knee-deep in it before realizing that it isn't nearly what they meant to sign up for.

If you want to read a historical fiction novel full of political intrigue in the time of the Byzantine Empire, around Year 545, by all means pick up this book. If you're looking for horror or vampires, however, I'd suggest steering clear.
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Verk
147
Även av
96
Medlemmar
8,769
Popularitet
#2,727
Betyg
½ 3.6
Recensioner
115
ISBN
289
Språk
13
Favoritmärkt
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