Elizabeth Bathory

Elizabeth Bathory

by Edward Eaton


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Elizabeth Bathory by Edward Eaton

When Elizabeth Báthory discovers that the blood of maidens will keep her young, she sets off on a bloody killing spree that lasts for years and results in the deaths of hundreds. When she is finally caught, she is walled up in her own castle. There, ever young and beautiful, she is denied the love and adoration she so craves. Then a young priest, looking for fame and advancement, comes to save her. Will her need for his flesh be stronger than his need for her soul? [Drama (PG) 1 act play in 5 scenes | Available in print and ebook from Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941278710
Publisher: Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 11/17/2016
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Edward Eaton has studied and taught in the States, China, Israel, Oman, and France, and holds a PhD in Theatre History and Literature. He has worked as a theater director and fight choreographer, been a newspaper columnist and theater critic, and has background in playwriting. An avid SCUBA diver and skier, he resides in Boston with his wife Silviya and their son Christopher. Fiction publications include four plays in dramatic verse, the verse novella TOH'S SAGA, and the Rosi's Doors young adult time travel trilogy. Awards include: New England Book Festival 2013 Winner for Best Young Adult Novel and Reader's Favorite 2012 Silver Award Winner for Best Young Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy Novel for ROSI'S CASTLE; the 2013 Beach Book Festival Best General Fiction Winner Award for ROSI'S TIME; and the New England Book Festival 2015 Runner-Up for Poetry for GIANTS FALL.

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Elizabeth Bathory 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The play ELIZABETH BATHORY, by Edward Eaton, unfolds in polished dramatic verse. The scenes are eerie and haunting. The plot, although fictionalized, is based on the life of the real Hungarian countess who killed hundreds in order to bathe in their blood as a way to retain her beauty. Read it for the verse or buy it as a playbooks for performance. Also available in dramatic verse by the same author: HECTOR AND ACHILLES and ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE. ~ Roserock Reviews
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Total and complete garbage. The book nook book I received was only 41 pages. It was a play. I learned nothing from it. I'd give zero stars if I could.