Book Reviews of Necroscope 2: Vamphyri! (Necroscope Trilogy, Volume 2)

Necroscope 2: Vamphyri! (Necroscope Trilogy, Volume 2)
Necroscope 2 Vamphyri - Necroscope Trilogy, Volume 2
Author: Brian Lumley
ISBN-13: 9780812521269
ISBN-10: 0812521269
Publication Date: 4/15/1989
Pages: 480
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 84 ratings
Publisher: Tor Books
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Necroscope 2: Vamphyri! (Necroscope Trilogy, Volume 2) on + 58 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
An enjoyable sequel to NECROSCOPE. Good fun, cold-war, vampire and other monster stuff.
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Have been told this is wonderful series. Waded thru Necroscope all the way and tried this second in series. Am only able to get thru half the book.....boring!
reviewed Necroscope 2: Vamphyri! (Necroscope Trilogy, Volume 2) on + 35 more book reviews
Harry Keough saved the world with the help of the dead when he destroyed Boris Dragosani. Now the world is free from vampires...or is it? You see, vampires are a cunning lot. They don't survive for over a thousand years by giving up their secrets freely and, even in death, Thibor Ferenczy still has a few tricks up his sleeve. It's up to the British top-secret E-Branch and Necroscope Harry Keough to free the world once again.

Necroscope II: Vamphyri! begins where Necroscope left off and ratchets the tension up along the way. It also delves into the vampire legacy/mythology and explores the history of its vampire characters. While I've read some reviews that lament this or that it's set in the world of Cold War espionage, I relish it. In fact, I give it an emphatic two thumbs up! I love that they explored the vampire history. It sets up Lumley's parameters to his Necroscope mythos and is vital to the rest of the series. As for complaining about it being set in the Cold War world of espionage, did you not read the first Necroscope? That's the setting they used and how someone could be upset that the second book in the series is a continuation of the same is beyond me. In fact, call me crazy, but I'm willing to bet a week's salary that we'll see more of that in the upcoming books in the series. So, if that bothers you, my suggestion is to stop now. For the rest of you, if you liked the first Necroscope, you'll love the second. Great characters, more in depth history to the characters and answers to questions that were left open from the first. Just a great, great book. Can't wait to see what Lumley has in story for me in Part III!
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Death is not the end. Harry Keogh has discovered this and that his battle with the deadly vampires is not over. 2nd of a trilogy.