Read I, Strahd: The Memoirs of a Vampire (Ravenloft #7) online free from your iPhone, iPad, android, Pc, Mobile. I, Strahd: The Memoirs of a Vampire is a. I, Strahd has ratings and reviews. Edmund said: This book should be called, What if Dracula won and was a Total Badass! What I learned from t. To win the hand of the beautiful Tatyana, Strahd Von Zarovich, the ruthless leader of the darklords, will do anything, even enter a pact with Death that must be.

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There is no depth, no background, no ‘history’. This is when he is stragd by what he considers “death itself”, and is promised that he will have all of his hearts desires for a price; in his weekend state he accepts.

That’s not to say I don’t try to be pious. That’s my expert review!

I, Strahd: The Memoirs of a Vampire

Strahd’s personality changes surprisingly little, remaining mostly in the realm of Grumpy Old Man with overlays of Emo Teen, occasionally punctuated with vampiric animal kinship oddly reminiscent of Disney. A five star Dungeons and Dragons book?

So what IS this? Most of her stories focus on vampire mysteries. Oh yeah, the book. Without giving away anything that isn’t on the back cover, I just vampige his feelings about Tatyana came out of the blue, and were uncharacteristic — required by the story rather than naturally evolving. The Memoirs of a Vampirearmy commander Strahd Von Zarovich takes up residence in Ravenloft and then, consumed by envy and regret for lost youth, succumbs to the temptations of the black arts.


It just seems like a bunch of episodes strung together. Vamlire with his brother opens him up to more depth and, ultimately, temptation.

I would definitely read on in the series. Seems like handy background material for anyone getting set to run the game, though. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It’s a vampire novel, and not a particularly revolutionary one at that, but “I, Strahd” has to be read in the context of what it is for, when it was out, and what it means for the world around it, and in that context it shines strong.

Patricia Nead Elrod is an American fantasy writer specializing in novels about vampires. While it looked like a decently-sized read, my edition had larger than normal font and whimsically cliche pictures, which I felt padded it into pages when it should have been around The rest of the novel is basically Van Richten reading the journal.

So I have to listen to the bulk of it so my character can know what happened.

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Oct 27, Edmund Feliciano rated it it was amazing. Well, add Ravenloft to that as well.

Oct 08, Tracey rated it really liked it Shelves: An episodic story covering a total of years in Strahd’s life, this book has it all. I thought I knew much of Strahd’s story, but this shed some light on parts that were unclear and helped develop his character in a manner that added in a positive way. Whatever the reason, it just felt like the book was way too fast and I couldn’t really get into Strahd’s motivations or personality.


It is this sort of internal conflict that continues to make what could have easily been a shallow retelling of the classic vampire tale so interesting. As Strahd grows weary with eternal life, the reader feels that sense of ennui along with him as we have all seen and felt his lf from grace. Jonathan Stuard They are pretty easy to get now.

We are then plunged back to around yearinto his life after just fighting and winning a war and just before he becomes a vwmpire. So Strahd fell in love with her because of…. The Memoirs of a Vampire Cover of the first edition.

PN Elrod really knows how to capture the desolate life a vampire. Strahd Von Zarovich’s life has been full of missed chances and opportunities that were replaced with military campaigns. Assassins, murder, betrayal, love, reincarnation, war, tragedy, dark magic.

As you can tell by my writing prowess, I didn’t get that English degree for nothing! I enjoy the classic Bram Stoker-ish vampire over the the techno clubbing, Kemoirs, Lost Boys style vampires that are predominant in mainstream culture today. Whereas it was easy to find the backlog of Dragonlance and Forgotten Realms, to find the earlier Ravenloft novels one had to search through used bookstores and just happen to get lucky.