Carmilla

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Momable
Momable (1 book)
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 04:14:37 +0100

Definitely a must-read vampire book. I enjoyed the fact the the main characters were young women, although Carmilla was an ancient "young woman". It was interesting learning how Carmilla mesmerized her prey. Won't say more as I don't want to give things away.


Gwangi
Gwangi
Wed, 23 Dec 2009 04:09:37 +0100

Predating BRAM STOKER's DRACULA by a quarter of a century, CARMELLA by JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU is an outstanding short read and a strangely overlooked masterpiece of Gothic horror.

In Carmilla, a young woman falls prey to a doting female vampire.

Much is made of this book as the fountainhead of a small pocket of literature and film dedicated to "LESBIAN VAMPIRES." (A fact I did not know until after reading the book.) I don't know how seriously to take this. Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu writes into the… (more)


susanrubendall
susanrubendall
Wed, 28 May 2008 03:35:53 +0200

You will figure out who the vampire is long before the heroine does, but the mystery of how the story ends will keep you reading until the end. It's great fun.


HistoryWes
HistoryWes
Thu, 22 May 2008 19:59:18 +0200

By far my favorite vampire novel, this is an excellent story! It's amazing that so long before Anne Rice we have a vampire character we can actually identify with.


emopunkya
emopunkya
Sun, 30 Dec 2007 20:38:37 +0100

good