By Seth Grahame-Smith
Vampire Henry Sturges returns within the hugely expected sequel to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter-a sweeping, trade background of twentieth-century the USA via manhattan occasions bestselling writer Seth Grahame-Smith.
THE final AMERICAN VAMPIRE
In Reconstruction-era the United States, vampire Henry Sturges is looking for renewed objective within the wake of his pal Abraham Lincoln's surprising demise. Henry's could be an expansive trip that first sends him to England for an unforeseen stumble upon with Jack the Ripper, then to ny urban for the delivery of a brand new American century, the sunrise of the electrical period of Tesla and Edison, and the blazing catastrophe of the 1937 Hindenburg crash.
Along the best way, Henry is going at the highway in a Kerouac-influenced journey as Seth Grahame-Smith ingeniously weaves vampire background via Russia's October Revolution, the 1st and moment international Wars, and the JFK assassination.
Expansive in scope and critical in execution, THE final AMERICAN VAMPIRE is certain to attract the passionate readers who made Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter a runaway good fortune.
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