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The Historian

Postby Dixie » Tue Jun 06, 2006 10:54 pm

I just started to read a novel called The Historian (2005) by Elizabeth Kostova. Just wondering if anyone was familiar with it :D
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Postby Elba » Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:43 pm

I think nobody dear, but could you tell me more about it. Is it a love story? I like love stories, and I like to History.
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Postby Dixie » Sun Jun 25, 2006 3:52 pm

It's not a love story (at least up to the point where I left it). It's about the legend of Dracula and it takes places in different places in Europe, like Transilvania (Romania), Hungary and Istanbul. I think it's a great novel so far.
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Postby Elba » Tue Jun 27, 2006 10:32 pm

Guuuuuuuuuuuuuuaaaaaaaaaaaauuuuuuuuu!

I love lovestory of Dracula. Of course is a love story. Do you remember the movie.OMG a story of lov and fear what romantic!
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Postby Dixie » Wed Jun 28, 2006 9:22 am

No I haven't seen the movie, but I have read Bram Stoker's Dracula, and as a child I was always attracted to the story of the vampire.

If you can find a copy of The Historian, Elba, I strongly recommend that you read it, especially now that I know you love the stories concerning Dracula.
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Postby Elba » Sat Jul 01, 2006 10:29 pm

Dixie,

I bought it today. It is incredible the cost that mexicans have to pay for the culture.
The spanish translation of the book has a costo of 300 mexican pesos (almost 30 dollars), but the english version is 120 mexican pesos (a little more than 10 dollars).
Of course I bought it in english.
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Postby Dixie » Sun Jul 02, 2006 9:46 am

Wow, a book, $30? That's madness!

I'm reaching the end of the novel now. I am sure you're gonna enjoy it a lot! Let me know what you think of it as you are reading it ;)
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Postby Dixie » Wed Jul 05, 2006 8:20 am

I finished it last night. An amazing novel. Loved it.
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Postby illusion » Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:07 pm

It sounds intriguing enough to me! Dracula! Love story! Oh say no more! I gotta get that book, now!
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Postby MissLT » Mon Jul 17, 2006 7:24 pm

Have you read this interview, Dixie?

An Interview with Elizabeth Kostova at Amazon
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