Afterlife

Rating: 
4

AFTERLIFE, the fourth book in the Evernight series by Claudia Grey, is not just your normal vampire love story. Sure it has some parallels with the Twilight series (the obvious being a love story with vampires) but it stands alone and is thoroughly enjoyable.

I had my doubts starting at the fourth book in the series but it all started making sense and it proved quite exciting been thrown right into the end of the series. The series follows the story of Bianca Olivier, born to two vampires, while she attends Evernight Academy - a creepily Gothic boarding school. There Bianca meets Lucas and the couple has many battles to overcome during the series.

In the fourth book everything has changed with Bianca being turned into a ghost (a wraith) and Lucas into a vampire, a creature he has hated his whole life.

Afterlife is a well written and exciting novel and reading it has made me yearn to read the three previous novels, Evernight, Stargazer and Hourglass.

 

-- review by Louise O'Keeffe

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From the Library

As the 20th century evolved, rational man turned to science to explain mythology that had pervaded for thousands of years. How could a man be mistaken for a vampire? How could someone appear to have been the victim of a vampire attack? Science, in time, came back with answers that may surprise you.Anemia
A million fancies strike you when you hear the name: Nosferatu!N O S F E R A T Udoes not die!What do you expect of the first showing of this great work?Aren't you afraid? - Men must die. But legend has it that a vampire, Nosferatu, 'der Untote' (the Undead), lives on men's blood! You want to see a symphony of horror? You may expect more. Be careful. Nosferatu is not just fun, not something to be taken lightly. Once more: beware.- Publicity for Nosferatu in the German magazine Buhne und Film, 1922  

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