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  • The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre by John Polidori
    The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    John Polidori's classic tale "The Vampyre"(1819), was a product of the same ghost-story competition that produced Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The present volume selects thirteen other tales of mystery and the macabre, including the works of James Hogg, J.S. LeFanu, Letitia Landon, Edward Bulwer, and William Carelton. The introduction surveys the genesis and influence of "The Vampyre" and its...

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  • Polidori's Vampyre by John Polidori, Fiction, Horror by John Polidori
    Polidori's Vampyre by John Polidori, Fiction, Horror (English, Hardback) John Polidori, J R Planche

    The weather went from being beautiful to tempestuous: torrential thunderstorms plagued the Shelleys, Byron and Polidori. The weather -- along with the company and the eerie ambiance of the locale -- contributed to the genesis of _Frankenstein, _ Polidori's "The Vampyre," and, in all likelihood, modern weird fiction. On the night of June 16th, the group read aloud a collection of German ghost...

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  • The Vampyre a Tale by John Polidori
    The Vampyre a Tale (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    The Vampyre a Tale was the first vampire story written in English. John William Polidori (7 September 1795 - 24 August 1821) was an Italian physician and writer. After receiving his medical degree at age 19 he became the personnel physician to Lord Byron. He was one of the first authors to write about vampires. One evening a group of writers read a book of ghost stories aloud and they decided...

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  • Polidori's Vampyre by John Polidori, Fiction, Horror by John Polidori
    Polidori's Vampyre by John Polidori, Fiction, Horror (English, Paperback) John Polidori, J R Planche

    One stormy night in the 1800s, writers Shelley's, Byron, and Polidori read aloud a collection of German ghost stories. This inspired Byron to challenge the group to write a ghost story. Shelley wrote an unforgettable story; Byron wrote a story fragment; and Polidori began the "The Vampyre, " the first modern vampire tale.

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  • In The Shadow Of Dracula by Theodore Gautier
    In The Shadow Of Dracula (English, Paperback) Theodore Gautier, John Polidori

    "In the Shadow of Dracula SC".

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  • The Vampyre by John Polidori
    The Vampyre (English, CD-Audio) John Polidori

    In 1816, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley visited Lord Byron in Switzerland. After reading an anthology of German ghost stories, Byron challenged the Shelleys and his personal physician, John Polidori, to write horror stories of their own. Polidori was the only one to complete a story, and a good one, at that. Mary did come up with an idea though, and it became the...

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  • The Vampyre a Tale by John Polidori
    The Vampyre a Tale (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    The Vampyre, a TaleBy John PolidoriMany curious and interesting notices on this singularly horrible superstition might be added; though the present may suffice for the limits of a note, necessarily devoted to explanation, and which may now be concluded by merely remarking, that though the term Vampyre is the one in most general acceptation, there are several others synonimous with it, made use of...

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  • The Vampyre, The Werewolf and Other Gothic Tales of Horror by John Polidori
    The Vampyre, The Werewolf and Other Gothic Tales of Horror (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    Lock the doors and turn on the lights! These seven blood-chilling tales are sure to haunt your dreams. Includes John Polidori's "The Vampyre," Edward Bulwer-Lytton's "Monos and Daimons," Clemence Housman's "The Werewolf," plus "The Curse," and "The Victim."

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  • The Vampyre a Tale by John Polidori
    The Vampyre a Tale (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    The Vampyre, a Taleby John PolidoriTHE VAMPYRE.IT happened that in the midst of the dissipations attendant upon a London winter, there appeared at the various parties of the leaders of the ton a nobleman, more remarkable for his singularities, than his rank. He gazed upon the mirth around him, as if he could not participate therein. Apparently, the

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  • The Vampyre a Tale by John Polidori
    The Vampyre a Tale (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    The Vampyre, a TaleJohn PolidoriMany curious and interesting notices on this singularly horrible superstition might be added; though the present may suffice for the limits of a note, necessarily devoted to explanation, and which may now be concluded by merely remarking, that though the term Vampyre is the one in most general acceptation, there are several others synonimous with it, made use of in...

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  • The Vampyre by John Polidori
    The Vampyre (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    John William Polidori was a late 18th century and early 19th century writer associated with the Romantic movement, and he was also one of the first to write about vampires, well before Bram Stoker's Dracula popularized the genre.

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  • Vampire Horror! by M. R. James
    Vampire Horror! (English, CD-Audio) M. R. James, John Polidori

    Four classic tales of the undead, read by Bill Wallis, Anthony Head, John Telfer and Cornelius Garrett."The Vampyre" sees a young English gentleman accompanying an aristocrat on a tour of Europe. But Aubrey soon discovers that the charming Lord Ruthven is not what he appears to be. In "The Wailing Well," three boy scouts find more than they bargained for when they search for a haunted well, while...

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  • The Vampyre a Tale by John Polidori
    The Vampyre a Tale (English, Paperback) John Polidori

    John William Polidori was a late 18th century and early 19th century writer associated with the Romantic movement, and he was also one of the first to write about vampires, well before Bram Stoker's Dracula popularized the genre.

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