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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

Saturday, June 23, 2012 @ 8:09 PM | 1 Comment [s]

I`ve bought this book on the week after my review classes were over. I`m making this post because the movie is almost coming up, and I wanted to, like, promote it to the few followers I have. So, back to my little story, I got this bigger version for only 257--50% off! It was supposed to be around like, 500 or something. (I love sales and discounts!) It was all worth it because of I never liked the size of mass market paperbacks.


Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother's bedside. She's been stricken with something the old-timers call "Milk Sickness."
"My baby boy..." she whispers before dying.

Only later will the grieving Abe learn that his mother's fatal affliction was actually the work of a vampire.

When the truth becomes known to young Lincoln, he writes in his journal, "henceforth my life shall be one of rigorous study and devotion. I shall become a master of mind and body. And this mastery shall have but one purpose..." Gifted with his legendary height, strength, and skill with an ax, Abe sets out on a path of vengeance that will lead him all the way to the White House.

While Abraham Lincoln is widely lauded for saving a Union and freeing millions of slaves, his valiant fight against the forces of the undead has remained in the shadows for hundreds of years. That is, until Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled upon The Secret Journal of Abraham Lincoln, and became the first living person to lay eyes on it in more than 140 years.

Using the journal as his guide and writing in the grand biographical style of Doris Kearns Goodwin and David McCullough, Seth has reconstructed the true life story of our greatest president for the first time-all while revealing the hidden history behind the Civil War and uncovering the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of our nation.
( ^ Copied from Goodreads)
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 

This is the original cover, and the back cover was really awesome. It showed of Abe holding a vampire`s head behind him.

Abe`s hatred for vampires started as soon as he discovered it was the reason why his mother was dead. Soon, he trained himself physically by cutting woods, and mentally by reading every book he could set his hands on. He had killed only killed one vampire, but it wasn`t enough. That was, until he met an undead man who`s different from the vampires Abe had known, who taught him most of the things to know in killing vampires.

This was really great. It felt real, at the same time terrifying. The vampires in Seth`s book are different than magical vampires known today like in Twilight and Vampire Diaries, and I assure you that this book is no romance.It`s all about Lincoln`s life, with the addition of him hunting bloodsuckers. It seemed boring at some times, but when the tension rises, you couldn`t stop reading. The book offers some photos, like some drawing or painting about him, or a photo of John Booth, the guy who shot him dead.

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I love the other cover!
This one`s a French cover.
French covers
Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter


The next set of photos are the movie posters I liked. Another great thing is that Tim Burton directed it! (I love his wonderful ax that was also a gun in the trailer! Though that wasn`t in the movie)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Movie Poster






Judge us not equally, Abraham.
- Henry Sturges

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