Bathory: Memoir of a Countess – Kindle edition by A. Mordeaux. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like. When I first looked at Bathory: Memoir of a Countess, my foremost thought was “ Please don’t let her turn out to be a vampire.” After living through Anne. Bathory: Memoir of a Countess (A. Mordeaux) at The legend of Elizabeth Bathory has captivated generations, but her true persona eludes.

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As to witchcraft and such practices, ANY woman at that time who either offended the church or who dared assert herself without a counsel of men, could be easily branded a witch. The plot was sub-par, s history has given the author a character of remarkable interest.

X rated it it was ok Apr 18, I think the author tried to make the reader see her in a more human way but she appears to me to still be a sadistic monster.

Bathory: Memoir of a Countess by A. Mordeaux

Amber Nicole rated it it was ok Sep 05, Homebody by Joanna GainesHardcover 8. Ashley rated it it was amazing Jan 25, Refresh and try again. On the second read: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Memoir of a Countess A. Excellent Book I would defently recommend this book to anyone interested in Elizabeth Bathory. There are only a few books out there about Elizabeth Bathory, but this is the only one I’ve found that is entertaining and at the same time, based on historical facts. But after awhile, these scenes of torture get old and turn Bathory less into a flesh-and-blood character and more into a parody.


Aside from that, I wanted this to at least try to be more believable but it reads as nothing more than fan fiction by someone who wanted a memoir from Bathory so bad, they took the reins and wrote one.

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It is not recommended for those who are troubled by scenes of torture and sex. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. The legend of Elizabeth Bathory has captivated generations, but her true persona eludes many. Vintage Paperback Paperback Books. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 18 13.

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Oct 27, Misfit marked it as to-read-mine. Sep 19, Tara Chevrestt rated it liked it Shelves: This is one of the worst books I’ve ever read It’s now firmly in place as one of my all-time favourites. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Bathory : Memoir of a Countess by A. Mordeaux (2008, Paperback)

Dawn rated it really liked it Jul 08, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She is less of a three-dimensional character and more like a caricature, a villainous character with barely any redeeming qualities about her.

Aug 16, Neil rated it it was ok. Conflicted, wanton, and sadistic in nature, was Elizabeth the result of generations of inbreeding?

Krys Blake rated it liked it Sep 24, This book is recommended for those who are curious about the Blood Countess and would like a quick and yet explicit read about her life. Kristin Thompson rated it it was ok Dec 25, To what extent is difficult to say, but by all accounts she was terrified of aging. Yes, I do believe that Bathory did in fact indulge in cruelty towards her servants a practice not uncommon to nobilityand that she DID cross into torture for the purpose of rejuvenation.


Bathory: Memoir of a Countess

In one scene, she has some sadistic fun with a troupe of musicians. Aug 12, Charlie Marston rated it it was amazing.

These scenes actually make Countess Bathory into a real person. I’ve always been interested in her story, and this filled in the many blanks in my knowledge of her story in a way; most of it is conjecture. Terriann Rea-gaustad rated it it was ok Oct 01, The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.

The writing was stiff and sentence’s failed to flow together, which was remarkably distracting, and more often than not felt like a lot of sentences haphazardly forced together. Vintage Paperback Books Paperback Books. Ann-Michael rated it it was ok Oct 18, Heather19 Nov 12, Vintage Paperback Paperback Cookbooks.

My only complaint is that I wish it was so much longer. Travel back in time mdmoir explore her story, told in her own voice, and discover the many facets of Countess Elizabeth Bathory.