The Hunger (1981) is a novel by Whitley Strieber. The plot involves a beautiful and wealthy vampire named Miriam Blaylock who takes human lovers and transforms them into vampire-human hybrids.
The Hunger (1981) is a novel by Whitley Strieber. The novel is unusual in that it deals with the practical considerations of vampirism, such as the difficulty in obtaining victims and concealing frequent murders.
Whitley Strieber has done more than recapture the magic that made him a modern master of horror literature - he has surpassed himself. This is a wonderfully imaginative book, one that defies the reader to put it down. With a sensual ascent to an erotic crescendo, this vigorous sequel restores the vampire’s power and mystique. Strieber’s luxuriously soulless realm of the undead is disturbingly plausible. Also by Whitley Strieber.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Eternal youth is a wonderful thing for the few who have it, but for Miriam Blaylock, it is a curse - an existence marred by death and sorrow. Because for the everlasting Miriam.
Miriam’s memories are horrific. Whitley Strieber has a way of coming up with some truly creepy and unsettling ideas about eternal life that made me shudder. The whole idea that these vampires are not able to die, no matter what happens to their body is truly ghastly if you think about it. Miriam is a monster, changing humans into vampires, knowing full well what will happen to her lovers. Yet Strieber always sympathizes with his I read this book as a teenager, and it still sticks in my mind. Miriam’s memories are horrific.
Not a book I would probably pick up today, but in high school I watched the movie (largely because of the tiny part with Bauhaus, but hey, it's got Bowie and Deneuve, too) and that led me to this. The book cover of the version I read was at least a little bit less ridiculous. He is also the author of the vampire novels The Hunger, The Last Vampire, and Lilith's Dream, and is the new host of his own radio program, Dreamland, founded by Art and Ramona Bell.
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Whitley Strieber (1945–) is an author best known for his book Communion (1987) in which he alleged experiences with otherworldly entities
Whitley Strieber (1945–) is an author best known for his book Communion (1987) in which he alleged experiences with otherworldly entities. Strieber was a successful New York Times-bestselling author at the time Communion was published, leading to accusations that Strieber was engaged in a literary hoax
In the new book, Strieber returns to his youth to recount a summer he spent in a " secret school" in the woods near . Whitley Strieber's vampire classic, The Hunger, reinvented the genre and created a truly eternal heroine in Miriam Blaylo. The Hunger (Hunger, by Whitley Strieber.
In the new book, Strieber returns to his youth to recount a summer he spent in a " secret school" in the woods near his childhood home.
Город: Many worlds, theoretically. Подписчиков: 20 ты. себе: If I was an intelligent machine, I would deceive you.
Eternal youth is a wonderful thing for the few who have it, but for Miriam Blaylock, it is a curse - an existence marred by death and sorrow.
The Hunger is a mesmerizing tale of a Vampire that has existed for thousands of years. Miriam Blaylock's thirst of the Hunger and the love of suitable companion is largely what drives her through the centuries. She offers her chosen mate immortality, and all of the powers that come with the transfusion of her blood. What her mates do not know is that they are not truly immortal, but will last only several centuries.