Dracula's guest : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian vampire stories (eBook, 2011) [Seattle Pacific University Library]
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Dracula's guest : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian vampire stories

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

Author: Michael Sims
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dracula's guest
(OCoLC)751832071
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sims
ISBN: 9781408828533 1408828537
OCLC Number: 892080139
Description: 1 online resource (467 pages)
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 Thǒphile 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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For fans of Bram Stoker and Stephenie Meyer alike-a scintillating collection of gems from the golden age of vampire stories.  Read more...
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'This creepy conoisseur's collection of Victorian vampire stories is PACKED with pointy-toothed blood-suckers and gruesome ghastliness ... Think Christopher Lee in his coffin, red eyes snapping open, Read more...

 
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