The Penguin book of vampire stories

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Penguin, 1988 - Fiction - 621 pages
17 Reviews
/Alan Ryan, editor Collected here are 32 stories featuring the frightening creature--the vampire. Just in time for Halloween, this character will be shown in all its forms--male, female, alive, undead, on the prowl, in the bedroom, hungry and hedonistic, doomed and

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Review: The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories

User Review  - Andrew Shaffer - Goodreads

With stories dating from 1816 (Lord Byron's "Fragment of a Novel") to 1984 (Tanith Lee's "Bite-Me-Not..."), this anthology has everything a vampire lover could want. Not only are the stories all top ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ladiibbug - Goodreads

6/2015 rec'd from Yvensong :-) Read full review

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Contents

Fragment of a Novel 1816
1
The Vampyre 1819
7
Varney the Vampyre or the Feast of Blood
25
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About the Author
Alan Ryan is Professor of Politics at Princeton University. He is the author and editor of a number of books, including Social Explanation, Justice, and Essays on Thomas Hobbes, all published by Oxford.

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