"Half in love with easeful death. . . "
The announcement of a record auction for a post-apocalyptic vampire novel put me in mind of a theme I have thought about for some time. With respect to this trend of vampire and zombie books and mash-ups, it seems that we are going through a period of profound sickness, perhaps even societal depression. I need to think more on this to articulate clearly what I'm really trying to get at.