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14 August 2021

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14 August 2021

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Children of the Night: The Strange and Epic Tale of Modern Romania Paul Kenyon

Apollo, pp.496, 25

The title of the journalist Paul Kenyon’s second book on crazy leadership, Children of the Night, leaves the reader in no doubt of its approach. This is a narrative that feeds off the macabre legacy of Vlad Dracula, the Impaler, the country’s most infamous anti-hero, while examining Romania’s recent collection of demented dictators and cult heroes.

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