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Eric Stenbock The Sad Story of a Vampire


Eric Count Stenbock was at the end of 19th century one of those eccentric dandies, who were influenced by Oscar Wilde. As the heir of an aristocratic Swedish family he inherited the largest manor in Estonia – Kolga (Kolk). But most of his short life he spent in England. He published some slim volumes of verse and seven stories in the collection Studies of Death: Romantic Tales. The Sad Story of a Vampire is most popular of these. The little story is illustrated by Mari Kanasaar, who lives in Tallinn, Estonia.

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Eric Morecambe The Reluctant Vampire Omnibus


An ebook omnibus of Eric Morecambe’s classic children’s books, THE RELUCTANT VAMPIRE and THE VAMPIRE’S RETURN, illustrated by Tony Ross..A shocking announcement from the Vampire Prince – that he doesn't like blood but prefers chips and a glass of red wine – begins a tale of ghoulish intrigue and hilarious horror.

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Various The Tales of Nosferatu - Short Stories showcasing the Evolution of the Vampire Legend


“The Tales of Nosferatu” contains a collection of bone-chilling short stories concerning vampires and vampirism that delineate the evolution of the vampire tale from “The Skeleton Count” By Elizabeth Grey to “Vampirella” By Ron Goulart. These blood-curdling stories will appeal to those with a love of the macabre, and they are not to be missed by those with an interest in vampire fiction and it's origins, influences, and evolution. Contents include: “The Skeleton Count Or, The Vampire Mistress, By Elizabeth Grey”, “The Vampyre's Story By James Malcolm Rymer”, “The Pale Lady By Alexandre Dumas & Paul Bocage”, “The Grave Of Ethelind Fionguala By Julian Hawthorne”, “Let Loose By Mary Cholmondeley”, “A True Story Of A Vampire By Count Eric Stenbock”, “Grettir At Thorhall·stead By Frank Norris”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

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Eric Morecambe The Reluctant Vampire


A shocking announcement from the Vampire Prince – that he doesn't like blood but prefers chips and a glass of red wine – begins a tale of ghoulish intrigue and hilarious horror. With illustrations by Tony Ross, this re-issue is sure to delight.A tale about an extremely unconventional vampire. This tale of laughter and ghoulish horror for seven and eight year-olds is sure to delight. Here, Eric Morecambe’s customary humour is employed for a young audience.

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James Malcolm Rymer Varney the Vampire (Vol.1-3)


Varney the Vampire; or, the Feast of Blood is a Victorian era serialized gothic horror story variously attributed to James Malcolm Rymer and Thomas PeckettPrest. It first appeared in 1845–1847 as a series of weekly cheap pamphlets of the kind then known as «penny dreadfuls». The author was paid by the typeset line, so when the story was published in book form in 1847, it was of epic length: the original edition ran to 876 double-columned pages and 232 chapters. Altogether it totals nearly 667,000 words. It is the tale of the vampire Sir Francis Varney, and introduced many of the tropes present in vampire fiction recognizable to modern audiences. It was the first story to refer to sharpened teeth for a vampire, noting «With a plunge he seizes her neck in his fang-like teeth.» While ostensibly set in the early eighteenth century, there are references to the Napoleonic Wars and other indicators that the story is contemporary to the time of its writing in the mid-nineteenth century. Varney's adventures also occur in various locations including London, Bath, Winchester, Naples and Venice. Scholars like A. AsbjørnJøn have noted that Varney was a major influence on later vampire fiction, including the renowned novel Dracula (1897) by Bram Stoker.

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Le Fanu J.S. In a Glass Darkly 3. Carmilla = Сквозь тусклое стекло 3: на английском языке


Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. Predating Bram Stoker's "Dracula" by over twenty years, the gothic novel "Carmilla" becomes the first vampire fiction story ever written on paper. It tells the story of a girl named Laura, whose life path intersects with a female vampire Camilla. Gradually, their relationship grows into a friendship, but Carmilla's true nature gradually becomes more and more obvious.

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James Malcolm Rymer Varney the Vampire


Varney the Vampire; or, the Feast of Blood is a Victorian era serialized gothic horror story variously attributed to James Malcolm Rymer and Thomas PeckettPrest. It first appeared in 1845–1847 as a series of weekly cheap pamphlets of the kind then known as «penny dreadfuls». The author was paid by the typeset line, so when the story was published in book form in 1847, it was of epic length: the original edition ran to 876 double-columned pages and 232 chapters. Altogether it totals nearly 667,000 words. It is the tale of the vampire Sir Francis Varney, and introduced many of the tropes present in vampire fiction recognizable to modern audiences. It was the first story to refer to sharpened teeth for a vampire, noting «With a plunge he seizes her neck in his fang-like teeth.» While ostensibly set in the early eighteenth century, there are references to the Napoleonic Wars and other indicators that the story is contemporary to the time of its writing in the mid-nineteenth century. Varney's adventures also occur in various locations including London, Bath, Winchester, Naples and Venice. Scholars like A. AsbjørnJøn have noted that Varney was a major influence on later vampire fiction, including the renowned novel Dracula (1897) by Bram Stoker.

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Darren Shan Vampire Rites Trilogy


The nightmare continues… Vampire Rites trilogy comprising: Vampire Mountain, Trials of Death and The Vampire Prince. Join Darren Shan’s descent into the darkness.VAMPIRE MOUNTAINDarren Shan and Mr Crepsley embark on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. But will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren’s human side, or turn him further towards the darkness?TRIALS OF DEATHThe Trials: seventeen ways to die unless the luck of the vampires is with you. Darren Shan must pass five fearsome Trials to prove himself to the vampire clan – or face the stakes in the Hall of Death.THE VAMPIRE PRINCECan Darren reverse the odds and outwit a Vampire Prince, or is this the end of thousands of years of vampire rule…?

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Eric Morecambe The Vampire’s Revenge


Prince Vernon Roberts has been rather ignominiously trapped in a statue for three years. Now, he is seeking vampiric revenge!In the small town of Katchem-by-the-Throat, in the tiny country of Gotcha, a fierce storm was raging. Lightning struck one of the statues in the park and a man crawled out from the pieces. It was Prince Vernon Vampire, out to seek a terrible revenge.This tale of laughter and ghoulish horror for seven and eight year-olds is sure to delight. Here, Eric Morecambe’s customary humour is employed for a young audience.

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Richard Francis Burton A Tale of a Vampire


Musaicum Books presents to you this meticulously edited collection of the greatest vampire classics of all time: The Vampyre (John William Polidori) Dracula (Bram Stoker) Dracula's Guest (Bram Stoker) Clarimonde (Théophile Gautier) Carmilla (Sheridan Le Fanu) Vikram and the Vampire (Sir Richard Francis Burton) The Vampire (Jan Neruda) Varney the Vampire, or, the Feast of Blood (Thomas PeckettPrest and James Malcolm Rymer) The Vampire of Croglin Grange (Augustus Hare) Aylmer Vance and the Vampire (Alice and Claude Askew) The Vampire Maid (Hume Nisbet) The Room in the Tower (E. F. Benson) Mrs.Amworth (E. F. Benson) Vampires and Vampirism (Dudley Wright) I, the Vampire (Henry Kuttner) The House of the Vampire (George Sylvester Viereck) Vampires of Venus (Anthony Pelcher) Doom of the House of Duryea (Earl Peirce) Isle of the Undead (Lloyd Arthur Eshbach) Four Wooden Stakes (Victor Rowan) Each Man Kills (Victoria Glad)

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Joseph Alexander Altsheler The Young Trailers - Complete Series


This carefully crafted ebook: «The Young Trailers Series» is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: The Young Trailers: A Story of Early Kentucky The Forest Runners: A Story of the Great War Trail in Early Kentucky The Keepers of the Trail: A Story of the Great Woods The Eyes of the Woods: A Story of the Ancient Wilderness The Free Rangers: A Story of the Early Days Along the Mississippi The Riflemen of the Ohio: A Story of Early Days Along «The Beautiful River» The Scouts of the Valley: A Story of Wyoming and the Chemung The Border Watch: A Story of the Great Chief's Last Stand

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H. G. Wells The Argonauts of the Air & Others Stories - 17 Titles in One Edition


The Plattner Story and Others is a collection of seventeen short stories written by H.G. Wells. Contents: "The Plattner Story" «The Argonauts of the Air» «The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham» «In the Abyss» «The Apple» «Under the Knife» «The Sea-Raiders» «Pollock and the Porroh Man» «The Red Room» «The Cone» «The Purple Pileus» «The Jilting of Jane» «In the Modern Vein» «A Catastrophe» «The Lost Inheritance» «The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic» «A Slip Under the Microscope» Herbert George «H. G.» Wells (1866 – 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games.

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Thomas M. Bohn The Vampire


Even before Bram Stoker immortalized Transylvania as the homeland of his fictional Count Dracula, the figure of the vampire was inextricably tied to Eastern Europe in the popular imagination. Drawing on a wealth of heretofore neglected sources, this book offers a fascinating account of how vampires—whose various incarnations originally emerged from the folk traditions of societies throughout the world—became identified with such a specific region. It demonstrates that the modern conception of the vampire was born in the crucible of the Enlightenment, embodying a mysterious, Eastern “otherness” that stood opposed to Western rationality.

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George Sylvester Viereck The House of the Vampire (Horror Classic)


The House of the Vampire is one of the first psychic vampire stories where a vampire feeds off more than just blood. Not realizing that his mind is under the spell of a vampire, a young writer Ernest Fielding starts to believe that he I losing his mind. Ethel Brandenbourg, a failed painter, who used to be under the same spell will try to help young Ernest before it's too late. The tale features a vampire of a different sort, the one who doesn't want his victim's blood, but his victim's mind, thoughts and life.

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Darren Shan The Vampire Prince


Darren Shan, the vampire’s assistant, must clear his name and avenge the death of Gavner Purl. Can a half-vampire outwit a Vampire Prince?Betrayed by Kurda and reeling from the brutal slaying of Gavner, the vampire’s assistant, Darren Shan, finds himself branded a traitor and hunted by the vampire clan.Will Darren’s failure to complete the Trials mean banishment for Mr Crepsley and execution for himself? Or can Darren return to the home of the damned and exact revenge?But Darren comes to realise that there is more than revenge at stake – the vampire clan must combat the rise of the Vampaneze Lord, or see his ascension mark the end of thousands of years of vampire rule…

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James B. South Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy


Twenty-three essays by young professional philosophers examine crucial ethical and metaphysical aspects of the Buffyverse (the world of Buffy). Though the show already attracted much scholarly attention, this is the first book to fully disinter the intellectual issues. Designed by Whedon as a multilevel story with most of its meanings deeply buried in heaps of heavy irony, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has replaced The X-Files as the show that explains to Americans the nature of the powerful forces of evil continually threatening to surge into our world of everyday decency and overwhelm it. In the tradition of the classic horror films Buffy the Vampire Slayer addresses ethical issues that have long fascinated audiences. This book draws out the ethical and metaphysical lessons from a pop-culture phenomenon.

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Various The Visitor: Vampire Erotica


The sexy allure of the vampire can prove too powerful to resist. Brand new erotica from Teresa Noelle Roberts, Janine Ashbless, Aishling Morgan, Monica Belle and Primula Bond.A short story collection of paranormal lust.When Reynaud and Amanda choose Rose to be their guest, she’s led to wonder where nightmares end and fairy tales begin.Carrie’s lover and saviour only rolls in at night, on the mist.When a family of ancient female vampires decides to move with the times, a night club provides a bounty of easy prey.

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Fitzgerald F.S. All the Sad Young Men


F.S.Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was an American writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age. «All the Sad Young Men» is a wonderful short-story collection showcases many of the celebrated novel's themes, as well as its unique writing style. Two of the most famous tales, the beautifully elegiac «The Rich Boy and Winter Dreams», deal with wealthy protagonists - the old-money Anson Hunter and the self-made man Dexter Green - as they come to terms with lost love; while «Absolution», in which a boy confesses to a priest.

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Jeff Levitan The Tokens. 11 Lessons to Help Build the Foundation of Success and Find Your Path to Greatness


The Tokens tells the fascinating story of Eric, a skilled craftsman and builder. During the course of his business journey, Eric struggles to take his burgeoning company to the next level. A chance encounter introduces him to Carl, a retired multimillionaire. Carl offers Eric the opportunity to take any material and supplies from his log cabin in exchange for demolishing the building. While working on the cabin, Eric discovers an unexpected and mystifying gift from Carl, a note and a wooden token. As his relationship with Carl evolves, Eric is faced with countless business challenges and growth. Carl becomes a close friend and indispensable mentor offering his wisdom, knowledge, and business tips (tokens). Eric applies these valuable lessons and discovers the importance of the core concepts that created success for the members of Carl's mastermind group. Along the way, Eric also learns to appreciate the insights and advice from his own grandfather. The Tokens is centered on the building and construction industry and each business lesson helps to build a foundation of success that is so vital for sustaining growth and overcoming challenges. Written by successful entrepreneurs and devout instructors of personal and professional development, The Tokens outlines the eleven points for developing and maintaining a successful building or construction business with many of the lessons applicable to any business. The authors explain how to build confidence, become a person of integrity and optimism, create successful relationships, learn to overcome obstacles, and much more. The Tokens is an informative, entertaining, and heartwarming parable that motivates, inspires, and teaches.

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Robert Firth PANDEMIC


PANDEMIC is a book about the incredibly sad and tragic events of 2020 as concerns the phony Chinese virus, government reactions and the aftermath. We tell the story through fictional characters and unfortunately, an all too believable, plot. The story begins, as it did in reality, in China and moves, as did the disease, across the world. China used the Wuhan Flu as a bio-terror weapon purposely attacking the United States in a clear act of war along with the rest of the world.

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