Vampires: Back in Time to the First Darkness - The Original Stories

Hardcover | August 22, 2013

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Here come the creatures of the night, in eight timeless tales of horror that have terrified generations and inspired the recent flowering of vampire literature. Discover classics of the genre, such as John Polidori''s The Vampyre (written by Lord Byron''s physician) and Carmilla, the novella that inspired Bram Stoker''s Dracula and provoked a scandal with its lesbian undercurrent. This fascinating collection also features Johann Ludwig Tieck, Sheridan LeFanu, Guy de Maupssant, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (and his beloved detective, Sherlock Holmes), E.F. Benson, and Stoker himself, with “Dracula''s Guest”--believed to be the original first chapter of his novel, excised by the publisher.
 

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Here come the creatures of the night, in eight timeless tales of horror that have terrified generations and inspired the recent flowering of vampire literature. Discover classics of the genre, such as John Polidori's The Vampyre (written by Lord Byron's physician) and Carmilla, the novella that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula and provoked a scandal with its lesbian undercurrent. This fascinating co...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 7.25 × 4.75 × 0.98 inPublished:August 22, 2013Publisher:Watkins PublishingLanguage:English

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