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'With True Blood and New Moon fever gripping our screens, this thorough yet fun compendium of all things blood-sucking is a perfectly timed read for Twi-hards and vampire virgins alike. Jackson's guide leaves no crypt uncovered: from Orlok to Cullen, they're all here' Will Thomas, Empire (Nov 2009) 'Down the ages, there have been more iconic vampire figures than you could shake a blooded stake at, and Jackson features them all' Brian Donaldson, List (08/10/09) 'Kevin Jackson has put his obsessions to extremely good use. Bite is snappily written, erudite and extremely good fun to read' John Preston, Spectator (24/10/09)

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Master! Dripping with facts, stories, lists and trivia, Bite is the indispensable companion to the age of the vampire. It's like Schott's Miscellany, but it casts no shadow ...

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Kevin Jackson's childhood ambition was to be a vampire but instead he became the last living polymath. His colossal expertise ranges from Seneca to Sugababes, with a special interest in the occult, Ruskin, take-away food, Dante's Inferno and the moose. He is the author of numerous books on numerous subjects, including Fast: Feasting on the Streets of London, and reviews regularly for the Sunday Times.

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'With True Blood and New Moon fever gripping our screens, this thorough yet fun compendium of all things blood-sucking is a perfectly timed read for Twi-hards and vampire virgins alike. Jackson's guide leaves no crypt uncovered: from Orlok to Cullen, they're all here' Will Thomas, Empire (Nov 2009) 'Down the ages, there have been more iconic vampire figures than you could shake a blooded stake at, and Jackson features them all' Brian Donaldson, List (08/10/09) 'Kevin Jackson has put his obsessions to extremely good use. Bite is snappily written, erudite and extremely good fun to read' John Preston, Spectator (24/10/09)

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