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The Vampire and the Devil's Son

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1723. The fearless Baron de Nossac returns from a daring military mission in Eastern Europe when, crossing the forests of Bohemia, he is captured by the legendary Black Huntsman, a 900-year-old wraith who is none other than the Devil's own son. Held prisoner in an enchanted castle, the Baron is then seduced by a female vampire who eerily resembles his dead wife... Written ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Hollywood Comics
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Pierre-Alexis Ponson du Terrail enjoyed immense popularity in mid-19th century France. This was the great age of the romans feuilletons, potboilers published in serial form. Rocambole was his best-known work. The Vampire and the Devil’s Son (La Baronne trépassée) which appeared in book form in 1852 is of exceptional interest.

The romans feuilletons followed a definite formula, combining melodrama, sensation and romance. Plot coherence or realism were not essential and these were qualities that Po
Vampire and Devils son is Brian Stablefords English translation of La baronne trépassée by Pierre-Alexis Ponson du Terrail (1852). Hero is typically superfluous, but, set in 1723, it has some gorgeous Gothic imagery - a castle, Black Huntsman haunting Bohemian forest, a seductive female vampire, beautiful and pure maidens... ...more
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Pierre Alexis Joseph Ferdinand, vicomte de Ponson du Terrail (8 July 1829 - 20 January 1871) was a French writer. He was a prolific novelist, producing in the space of twenty years some seventy-three volumes, and is best remembered today for his creation of the fictional character of Rocambole.

Ponson du Terrail’s early works squarely belonged to the Gothic novel genre: his La Baronne Trépassée (18
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