Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu audiobook

Carmilla

By Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Read by Cathy Dobson

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Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was the leading ghost-story writer of the 19th century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era. Carmilla is Le Fanu's famous classic vampire story which has been filmed numerous times, including Vampyre (1932), Blood and Roses (1960), Crypt of Horror (1964), The Vampire Lovers (1970) and Carmilla (1999). It tells the story of a strange and mysterious guest who arrives unexpectedly to stay at a castle and takes a great liking to the daughter of the house. Her attraction soon takes on a sinister aspect...and the similarity to the experience of a neighbouring family, whose girl died recently in mysterious circumstances, becomes increasingly alarming....

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Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was the leading ghost-story writer of the 19th century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era. Carmilla is Le Fanu's famous classic vampire story which has been filmed numerous times, including Vampyre (1932), Blood and Roses (1960), Crypt of Horror (1964), The Vampire Lovers (1970) and Carmilla (1999). It tells the story of a strange and mysterious guest who arrives unexpectedly to stay at a castle and takes a great liking to the daughter of the house. Her attraction soon takes on a sinister aspect...and the similarity to the experience of a neighbouring family, whose girl died recently in mysterious circumstances, becomes increasingly alarming....

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Author Bio: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Author Bio: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814–1873), born in Dublin, established himself as a journalist and writer of fiction and became one of the best-selling authors of the 1860–80s. His sinister and supernatural tales are the precursors of the modern ghost story and inspired such authors as Bram Stoker and Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.95
Audience: Adult
Language: English