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She got trapped in herself and never found the way out. The content didn’t follow any logical timeline or pattern; the author jumped from Erzsebet and her crimes to pages of family and European history much of penrlse not relevant to the topic interspersed with the author’s own biases.

Alas, she also had the power to quench her thirst. These people are better left damned to being unremembered. Que dizer desta mulher cuja companhia, apesar de tudo, era semp P. It takes you a while to get used to the weird way it’s written and the constant exotic phrases that mix History with fiction. It is difficult to believe, to comprehend she was that monsterous but there are papers as I understand it that are not available so one wonders why. Perfect for any enthusiasts, I do not recommend this book to anyone who is not already familiar with Countess Bathory’s history and looking to find out more.

Oct 05, Max Renn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Towards the end it goes off without warning onto an extended tangent about Gilles De Rais – a simlarly monstrous figure, who has hitherto been mentioned in passing.

Provided that we will never have a full knowledge of all her deeds, the woman who was to be known as ‘Bloody Countess’ murdered hundreds of girls to satisfy her darkest desires Be aware of what you’re getting yourself into!


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There is very little in this book that cannot be learned elsewhere and the sources are somewhat lacking.

Quotes from The Bloody Counte It is supposedly a factual book of historic account, but it’s filled with conjecture, cod-psychology, astrology ffs! Penrose was a poet, though: At times, the book loses your attention through its rather monotonous approach at explaining individuals and their histories, but there’s enough blood and horror in this biography to keep you pushing forward.

The Bloody Countess is Valentine Penrose’s disturbing case history of a female psychopath, a chillingly lyrical account beautifully translated by Alexander Trocchi author of Cain’s Bookwhich has an unequalled power to evoke the decadent melancholy of doomed, delinquent aristocracy in a dark age of superstition.

The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory by Valentine Penrose

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It took a surrealist female poet to write about a surreal and poetic woman.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The biggest disappointment however was the references to the court transcripts. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Sure, there were comparisons between the l This is a book I started about a year ago and put down because it was not what I thought it was going to be.

These years witnessed a reign of cruelty unsurpassed in the annals of mass murder, with the Countess’ depredations on the virgin girls of the Carpathians leading to some deaths. I would say this is a well-written book that is very shocking but for anyone interested in Bathory and her times, I would recommend it.

All this brought that proud, ambitious and mentally ill girl to the point of no return.

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Immaginatevi di scrivere una biografia su un personaggio storico che vi appassiona tantissimo e di farcirla con cose che vorreste gli siano accadute; immaginate di fargli pensare quello che volete voi. If you’re interested, there is a bit about her online, although you need to sort through the sensationalism versus known facts – that’s why I ended up with this book.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Penrose has written a book that is riveting, I found some of it really difficult to read and I write dark horror! I suspect part of the problem is that the translation is appallingly done, but the subject matter jumps from Erszebet to her potentially incestuous relations to the occult to the occult’s influences on Erszebet to Gilles de Rais to astrology For such an extraordinary creature, the outside world just ceased to exist.

Her many castles were equipped with chambers where she would hideously torture and mutilate her victims, becoming a murder factory where hundreds of girls were killed and processed for the ultimate, youth-giving ritual: A fun read, as long as you don’t take it as gospel.

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Clad in red velvet, adorned in white, in condesx or pearl, her face heavily made up beneath the large pale forehead. Information about her is becoming more accessible and more researched as times progress. SO if you’re interested just in the character like me, the loads of Hungarian history balentine pretty boring.

Trivia About The Bloody Counte Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: While the rich prose of this book is a joy to read, I doubt its historical accuracy. No flame, no air. Realismo magico applicato alla biografia: