Picture book for "The Historian"

Vampire travels across Europe

Robert Digby and Tales from the Carpathians

with 2 comments

Chapter 11

“The book was called Tales from the Carpathians, a dingy 19th C tome published privately by an English collector named Robert Digby”

I did wonder if this was real but alas on reading the list of fictional novels within the Historian from wikipedia…see list below …it isn’t real.

I did try to find out if there was a historical Robert Digby

There was a British soldier who hid behind enemy lines during the WW1 and had a wife and child until the Germans executed him. A lovely story but too recent.

There was a Robert Digby from early in the 18th C , a wealthy family by all accounts but they seemed to have been more involved with America.

Ah well a good tale.

Works invented by Elizabeth Kostova

In The Historian:

  • The untitled dragon books which different characters in the book find.
  • Ballads of the Carpathians
  • The Cannibals by Henricus Curtius
  • The “Chronicle” of Zacharias of Zographou by Atanas Angelov and Anton Stoichev
  • The Damned by Giorgio of Padua
  • Sisyphus by Thomas Aquinas
  • Fortunes of an Assassin by Erasmus
  • History of Central Europe by Lord Gelling
  • The King of Tashkani by William Shakespeare, as a “lost work”
  • Life of Saint George
  • Philosophie of the Aweful
  • Tales from the Carpathians published by Robert Digby
  • The Torture Commissioned by the Emperor for the Good of the People by Anna Comnena
  • This picture of Vlad the Impaler from wikipedia

================

Interested in hearing The Historian on Audio book? Please click the link below

If you enjoy great entertainment, try a digital audiobook from Audible.co.uk, an Amazon company. Audible is the UK’s largest provider of digital audiobooks with over 60,000 titles available for download.

Try Audible free for 30 days and receive one free audiobook download. Your Audible download can be enjoyed on all iPods, iPhones, Android and mobile devices. Listen anytime, anywhere. Start listening today and discover a great alternative to that same old playlist!

Try Audible for 30 days and download any Audible audiobook for free!

All rights reserved. Audible.co.uk and the Audible logo are registered trademarks of Audible, Inc.

 

 

Advertisements

Written by Gillian

July 20, 2011 at 9:00 am

Posted in Chapter 11

2 Responses

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. As a romanian I can tell you that I’ve heard the second story before, I’m not sure where tho, could be just ear to mouth
    If anybody cares I can look into it…

    Nupreacred

    April 10, 2014 at 5:38 am

    • I would like to know what you can find out. There is a little truth to every story.

      Justin Lancaster

      July 22, 2014 at 3:31 am


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: