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SUMMARY Children of the Night

DOWNLOAD · Children of the Night ☆ Vampires those dark children of the night who rise from their coffins to suck the blood of the living continue to hold a strange fascination and dread In this uniue collection of vampire stories you will find some of the earliest depictions of these fearful creatures as in John Polidori's 'The Vampyre' and James As Le Fanu's 'Carmilla' and Stoker's 'Dracula' there is a clutch of lesser known but eually frightening tales written by expert practitioners in the art of raising goose pimples Children of the Night is a volume filled with the rich blood of chilling vampire ficti. collection of short vampire stories

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Vampires those dark children of the night who rise from their coffins to suck the blood of the living continue to hold a strange fascination and dread In this uniue collection of vampire stories you will find some of the earliest depictions of these fearful creatu. Picked this collection of vampire themed shorts at the weekend Some I had read previously such as Le Fanu's classic 'Carmilla' MR James' 'An Episode of Cathedral History' de Maupassant's 'The Horla' as well as obvious texts such as the extract from Stoker's 'Dracula' which defines the genreI have rated individual stories separately where possibleI found it rather conceited given that this is a collection of 'classic' vampire stories that the editor decided to include a contemporary story written by himself It certainly didn't work alongside the rest of the collection and I saw little point including it other than self aggrandizementThis would be a good starting point for people interested in the vampire genre as it does include many classic and key texts

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Children of the NightRes as in John Polidori's 'The Vampyre' and James Malcolm Rymer's 'Varney the Vampyre' a tale which held readers in thrall when it was first published in the mid nineteenth century As well as these rare stories and those featuring the well known bloodsuckers such. Part of the Wordsworth Library of Mystery and the Supernatural this is a nice compendium of shorter pieces of vampire fiction from the 19th and early 20th Centuries There is nothing really new here but editor Davies has made some judicious choices that make for diverting reading The best story in the collection is of course Le Fanu's Carmilla which is for my money the finest vampire story ever written outside of Dracula The biggest and most pleasant surprise is Alexei Tolstoy's The Curse of the Vourdelaks which is wonderfully original and creepy