FURTHER READING……

Below is a list of books – both historical and fictional – that might be of interest to whomever wishes to find out more about the ‘Bloody Countess’

Craft, Kimberly, 2009: INFAMOUS LADY: THE TRUE STORY OF COUNTESS ERZSEBET BATHORY. Self-published (historical)

Craft, Kimberly, 2011: THE PRIVATE LETTERS OF COUNTESS ERZSEBET BATHORY. Self-published. (historical – primary documents)

Johns, Rebecca, 2011: THE COUNTESS: A NOVEL OF ELIZABETH BATHORY. Broadway Paperbacks. (fiction)

McNally, Raymond, 1983: DRACULA WAS A WOMAN: IN SEARCH OF THE BLOOD COUNTESS OF TRANSYLVANIA. McGraw-Hill. (historical)

Penrose, Valentine, 2000: THE BLOODY COUNTESS: THE ATROCITIES OF ERZSEBET BATHORY. Creation Books. (semi-historical)

Thorne, Tony, 1997: COUNTESS DRACULA: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ELISABETH BATHORY. Bloomsbury Publishing, London. — (historical)

A number of films that dramatize Bathory’s life have also been made in recent years. Following are the two most famous ones:

COUNTESS DRACULA (1971, starring Ingrid Pitt) — trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iL_iBfkyyj0

THE COUNTESS (2009, starring Julie Delpy) — trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNiRcgp75l0

For a full list please consult the relevant Wikipedia page at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_B%C3%A1thory_in_popular_culture#Film

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