Anno Dracula: Q&A with author Kim Newman

The Horror Hothouse

Kim Newman talks with The Horror Hothouse‘s Simon Ball about his latest book Johnny Alucard

Kim Newman is the go-to guy for anything related to horror and sci-fi movies. A well-known face on our TV screens, Kim is also an award-winning writer and an all-round good bloke. In 1992 his novel Anno Dracula was published, in which Bram Stoker’s undead blood sucker far from being staked by Van Helsing and his buddies, had come to London and become the consort of Queen Victoria. Kim’s Anno Dracula universe is populated by hundreds of characters drawn from popular fiction, comics, film and TV shows, along with people from history as well as those drawn from his own imagination.

Two further novels: The Bloody Red Baron (1995) and Dracula Cha Cha Cha (1998) followed moving along the Anno Dracula timeline to the First World war and the Italy of La Dolche Vita…

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