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Dracula's guest : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian vampire stories

Author: Michael Sims
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A treasury of Victorian-era vampire stories includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Oval Portrait" and Guy de Maupassant's "The Horla," in an anthology complemented by Transylvanian superstitions.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sims
ISBN: 9780802719713 0802719716
OCLC Number: 462908225
Description: 467 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the cost of living / by Michael Sims --
They opened the graves / by Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens --
Dead persons in Hungary / by Antoine Augustin Calmet --
The End of my journey / by George Gordon, Lord Byron --
The Vampyre / by John Polidori --
Wake not the dead / attributed to Johann Ludwig Tieck --
The Deathly lover / by Théophile Gautier --
The Family of the Vourdalak / by Aleksei Tolstoy --
Varney the vampyre / by James Malcolm Rymer --
What was it? / by Fitz-James O'Brien --
The Mysterious stranger / by Anonymous --
A Mystery of the Campagna / by Anne Crawford --
Death and burial- vampires and were-wolves / by Emily Gerard --
Let loose / by Mary Cholmondeley --
A True story of a vampire / by Eric, Count Stenbock --
Good Lady Ducayne / by Mary Elizabeth Braddon --
And the creature came in / by Augustus Hare --
The Tomb of Sarah / by F.G. Loring --
The Vampire maid / by Hume Nisbet --
Luella Miller / by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
Count Magnus / by M.R. James --
Aylmer Vance and the vampire / by Alice and Claude Askew --
Dracula's guest / by Bram Stoker.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Sims.

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A treasury of Victorian-era vampire stories includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Oval Portrait" and Guy de Maupassant's "The Horla," in an anthology complemented by Transylvanian superstitions.
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