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BEFORE DRACULA, THERE WAS...
But to die as lovers may - to die together, so that they may live together.
This is a very important book in historic sense, in the genre of vampire reading, due that it was published 25 years before than Dracula.
Also, it presented lesbian situations, easily one of the first open mentions of the topic in literature.
So, it was a pioneer book in two subjects: Vampires and Lesbian literature.
Some may wonder how it was possible to publish a b ...more
I still see merit in it, don't get me wrong. I read it for school and after intense studying I can see value in it, ...more
.....While not scary, CARMILLA is indeed an atmospheric well told story and one of the earliest works of vampire fiction. First published in 1872, CARMILLA predates even DRACULA by more than 25 years.
.....It all begins with a creepy carriage misadventure....is filled with phantasmagoria and ends....well, I'm no...more
This book is one of the best treatments of the vampire theme I have read (admittedly, I haven't read very many --even counting the ones I didn't like enough to finish!). While the author's diction is Victorian, the book is a short, quick read (unlike the massive tomes that some 19th-century novels are), so it shouldn't be daunting even for reader ...more
This description of a vampire is not anything new and surprising to anyone that has an interest in v ...more
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