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Vampire Stories by Richard Dalby

Vampire Stories (original 1996; edition 2006)

by Richard Dalby

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Title:Vampire Stories
Authors:Richard Dalby
Info:Gramercy (2006), Hardcover, 256 pages
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Vampire Stories by Richard Dalby (1996)



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Phantoms - Ivan Turgenev
Dracula's Guest - Bram Stoker
The Haunted House - E. Nesbit
An Episode of Cathedral History - M.R.James
'And No Bird Sings' - E.F. Benson
The Lovely Lady - D.H. Laurence
The Author's Tale - L.A. Lewis
Close Behind Him - John Wyndham
The Woman on the Stairs - Margery Lawrence
Vampires Ltd. - Josef Nesvadba
Chastel - Manly Wade Wellman
The Apples of Sodom - David Rowlands
The Master of Rampling Gate - Anne Rice
The Undead - Robert Bloch
China Rose - Ron Weighell
Saint Sebastian and the Mona Lisa - Jessica Palmer
The Last Sin - Ken Cowley
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At once glamorous and loathsome, vampires are among the most memorable figures in the literature and film of the horror genre. These undead beings, possessed of supernatural powers of metamorphosis and hypnotism, stalk the night for the blood of the living. They have fascinated and terrified generations of writers and readers. Here are 18 bone-chilling tales of these bloodsucking creatures of the night, written by some of the most distinguished writers of the genre.

From premier writers including Anne Rice and Bram Stoker, the stories in this collection represent some of the finest horror writing spanning the past two centuries. Here are gothic melodramas set in Russia and Germany, as well as more modern twists on the vampire legend that take place in contemporary England and the United States. These are tales of decadence, lust, and loathing; they capture the dark side of the human psyche, dead and undead. Making few concessions to the squeamish, the tales in this collection will keep readers awake at night.

Stories include:
• "Dracula's Guest" by Bram Stoker
• "Phantoms" by Ivan Turgenev
• "The Lovely Lady" by D.H. Lawrence
• "The Master of Rampling Gate" by Anne Rice
• "The Undead" by Robert Bloch

Each of these finely-crafted tales is guaranteed to leave readers with goosebumps.

A foreward from the late actor Peter Cushing, who starred in numerous vampire and horror films, is a fitting introduction to this collection of horrifying and captivating tales.

Prepare to be terrified as you enjoy some of the best vampire stories ever written ... if you dare.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:58:37 -0400)

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