Eyes Over Romania: Dracula Survives

Clockwise from top left: Map of Romania; Claudia Moscovici; Bran Castle; Vlad Tepes; Helen Chandler and Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931)

Claudia Moscovici, via Literary Kicks, says, “As a native Romanian who is also a novelist, I’m very intrigued and, frankly, somewhat baffled by America’s obsession with vampires and the Dracula legend.”

Read the entire article here, including Claudia’s list of five possible reasons we are fascinated by vampires, followed by some discussion.