Want to grow your business? We've launched a Customer Success Marketing platform at Waymark.
Learn More

Welcome to your profile!

We're hard at work collecting reviews from your clients. Check back soon to read your reviews.

Featured Reviews About Steven Unger

Steven Unger's Mutual Friends

Log in to to see if you and Steven have any mutual friends!

Reviews about Steven Unger

Your Friend
5

The first vampire in literature, Count Dracula, has fascinated millions of people around the world for well over a century. The subject of books, movies, animated films, festivals, and all things gothic – Dracula is omnipresent in the world of darkness. For all those who are curious to learn about the source of Bram Stoker’s timeless character, travel writer Steven P. Unger has recently published In the Footsteps of Dracula: A Personal Journey and Travel Guide (World Audience Publishers, 2010). The book includes Count Dracula’s history, a travel guide to the sites of his origin, and an abundance of photographs of remarkable scenes and places relating to Dracula, all based on the writer’s own travels to Romania and parts of Britain.

Historically, as Unger tells us, Count Dracula’s character is based on the Transylvanian Prince Vlad Tepes – or Vlad The Impaler – who is generally remembered for the torturous practice of impaling thousands of people to death during his rule over part of Transylvania (modern-day Romania) in the 15th Century. After reading this book, one comes to know the history of Vlad Dracula (as he was also called), particularly the difference between legends and facts, which have merged in the cult literature woven around Prince Dracula’s character over the past six centuries.

It is interesting to learn from Unger’s book that Bram Stoker himself never visited Transylvania. Instead, the gothic settings in Dracula(the novel) are modeled on British architecture of the time, blended, in his imagination, with descriptions of Transylvania as recorded by a British diplomat in 1820. Most of the novel was written in Whitby (England), and Unger shows the relevant sites in original pictures that impart the sensation of being present in the authentic world of horror history.

The latter part of the book is a concise travel guide to Romania and to a few places in Britain relating to Count Dracula, Prince Vlad the Impaler, and Bram Stoker. Steven P. Unger has taken care to include important guidelines for the independent traveler on topics including modes of transportation, money, health and security, lodging, restaurants, and more. In the Footsteps of Dracula is a portable guide to one of the darkest characters in the world of gothic literature and to his historical counterpart, Prince Vad Dracula the Impaler. Anyone thinking of traveling to Europe should not miss taking along this absorbing, helpful book.
See MoreRead Less"

Steven's Reply

 

Your Friend
5

I met Steven through my daughter. Was impressed with him and his passion for writing and after reading his book In the Footsteps of Dracula I not only enjoyed reading his book but I definately understood his passion. "Dracula" was not a subject that had ever interested me, but learning that the fictional Count Dracula had a real counterpart, Prince Vlad, and Stevens detailed travel through Romania and the wonderful pictures made his book an outstanding read and tourist guide. Highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to know the truth about the fictional Count Dracula and the real Prince Vlad the Impaler.




d
See MoreRead Less"

Steven's Reply

 

Your Friend
5

Hi!

I have known Steven for quite some time through social channel and was pretty much aware of his deep interest in fiction-writing, as well as long experienced traveler with firm background for his works. I am pleased to recommend Steven as a great professional and also, a great a person to work with.

Thanks!
Best Regards:
Jibran Ahmed (Danial Ahmed)"

Steven's Reply

 

Your Friend
5

Writing at a remarkable use of word and vocabulary with great expressiveness in the paragraph, it is something Steven Unger has achieved in his masterpiece in the Footsteps of Dracula. Not 100 but 1000% great literary work!"

Steven's Reply

 

Your Friend

Recommends

Your Friend

Recommends

Your Friend

Recommends

Your Friend

Recommends

Your Friend

Recommends

Your Friend

Recommends

Your Friend

Recommends

Your Friend

Recommends

Send a Message
×

Are you a professional? Build your online reputation, today!