Diary of a Blood Donor
In this contemporary retelling of Bram Stoker's Dracula, Estonian writer Mati Unt offers a playful yet unsettling mixture of fact and fiction, combining pieces of Estonian political history - in particular the figure of Lydia Koidula (1843-1886), widely regarded as the first Estonian woman to express an Estonian longing for independence - with portraits of life in contemporary Estonia, all set against a backdrop of vampirism and the Gothic novel.
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