From Nosferatu to Thirst, films have tried to capture the shadowy, seductive figure of the vampire. Writer Anne Billson chronicles the creature’s evolution.
Slide Twelve: Writer Anne Billson
Billson is a novelist, film critic and photographer who has lived in London, Tokyo and Croydon. Her books include Suckers, an upwardly mobile vampire novel, and Stiff Lips, a ghost story set in Notting Hill, and several works of non-fiction, including a BFI monograph on John Carpenter's The Thing and Spoilers, a selection from her 25 years of film criticism (available from http://stores.lulu.com/billson)
. She currently lives in Paris, reviews films for the TV pages of the Sunday Telegraph and writes a fortnightly film column for The Guardian.