Blood — spirit — body in trilogy V tsarstve tmy by Viera Kryzhanovska (Rochester)
The article shows, taking as an example the works of the Russian writer, the new and interesting version of the motif of vampirism. Kryzhanovska (Rochester) creates supernatural creatures close to typical vampires, who live in the place between life and death, but use not only the blood but spiritual energy too. Kryzhanovska uses the topic of vampire to present the occult system of men and necessity of spiritual metamorphosis. The Russian writer shows how important the blood is in the occult. This symbol of life and death joins different levels of human body: from physical through astral to spiritual aspect.