The Vampire Tapestry Book Summary and Study Guide

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Dr. Edward Weyland, distinguished anthropologist, is actually an ancient vampire, sole survivor of his species (NOT supernatural/undead). A nearly fatal attack by a woman who has guessed his secret starts him on an odyssey of discovery, wherein he comes to realize (to his extreme dismay!) that human beings are more than "livestock." The ultimate "vampire as alien" novel.
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   exotic/alien torture for major character Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scholar Age:    -   long lived adults


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a fair amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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