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The Vampyre
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date July 16, 2015
Pages 54
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781515014591
ISBN-10 1515014592
Dimensions 0.13 by 5 by 8 in.
Original list price $5.99
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: The original tale of romance and horror which fathered the entire genre of modern vampire fiction. When a young man encounters the seductive and mysterious Lord Ruthven, both his life and those of his loved ones may never again be the same. Who is this magnetic Lord Ruthven? And what secret desires does he hold within? First published in 1819, this classic tale of Vampirism is a must read for anyone with a fascination with the Undead and a love for classic literature.

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from Createspace Independent Pub (July 16, 2015)
9781515014591 | details & prices | 54 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.13 in. | List price $5.99
About: The original tale of romance and horror which fathered the entire genre of modern vampire fiction.
from Createspace Independent Pub (July 26, 2014)
9781500659394 | details & prices | 28 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.07 in. | List price $7.00
About: "The Vampyre" was the first vampire story in English prose, and as such had a wide-ranging influence, almost singlehandedly creating the now-popular image of the vampire as an aristocratic seducer.
from Createspace Independent Pub (July 26, 2014)
9781500659547 | details & prices | 62 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.14 in. | List price $9.00
About: The Vampyre is interesting historically because of its portrayal of Lord Ruthven as a mysterious, pale-faced aristocratic figure who preys on innocent young ladies, which is the way many future vampires would be described (vampires of folklore had generally been described as hideous-looking monsters).
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 9, 2012)
9781470054571 | details & prices | 38 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.10 in. | List price $12.95
About: John Polidori's novella 'The Vampyre' had its genesis in the famous 'Year Without a Summer' (1816), when Lord Byron challenged a group of his friends to each write a chilling horror story (Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' also emerged from this session).

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