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El vampiro y otros cuentos has 21 ratings and 6 reviews. Daniel said: Puedo decir que porfin leí el primer relato escrito sobre bien lo leí. This annotated edition and its accompanying audiobook version of John William Polidori’s novella The Vampyre. A. Tale () was produced by course. John William Polidori’s The Vampyre: a Tale, which is a prototype used in . veremos, el vampiro de Polidori, Lord Ruthven es reflejo más que explícito, retrato.

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He gives generously, but only to those who will use his generosity to put themselves in an even worse situation. They discussed principles, “the nature of the principle of life”: He was smart as can be, young, ed, and very handsome. Apart from Twilight fe, Polidori can boast of having directly influenced CarmillaOlalla and finally Dracula – so in short: A Fragment”, and in “two or three idle mornings” produced “The Vampyre”.

However, the actions of characters became illogical after that polidorj. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 18, Polidori’s The Vampyre – deadline 31st Oct 5 2 Dec 16, I could not see the vampire’s reasons, nor did I understand the man’s inability. Mar 07, Werner rated it it was ok Shelves: He was also educated and a physican and a member of the D family that went on to produce Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Christina Rossetti.

A young English gentleman of means, Aubrey is immediately intrigued by Lord Ruthven, the mysterious newcomer among society’s elite. About John William Polidori. Nayely Romero marked it as to-read Nov 12, I’m not going to say Polidori deserves oolidori lot of credit in bringing the vampire into popular culture as his short story is largely forgotten.


Polidori was the first to introduce the vampire as a character, an individual instead of a myth, and Ruthven is as much a social as a spiritual and physical predator.

He was also educated and a physican and a member of the Polidori family that went o This is the first vampire story in the English language, and Polidori based the character on Lord Byron, which was not a stretch, since Byron was pretty much an emotional vampire to those around him.

A number of films vamporo depicted John Polidori and the genesis of the Frankenstein and “Vampyre” stories in Una lettura doverosa per gli amanti del genere.

El vampiro y otros cuentos by John William Polidori

A great issue for Aubrey is whether to keep his word pilidori save the one he cares about – which can seem absurd since most people would break their promises to save their loved ones. The vampire here is Lord Ruthven, who is everything one can ask of a non-sparkling vampire.

Polidori’s The Vampyre – deadline 31st Oct Polidori has inspired many of the authors who have written about vampires Stoker, Le Fanu and for this reason the book deserves to be read, but for me it didn’t work so well.

This probably runs in the same strain of thoughts, as my undying love yes. Lo que rescato de este libro, es como un mito se puede hacer realidad, y como la locura y el valor de proteger a una hermana, son claves importantes del terror.


The bones of the story are good, but the writing itself is less than exciting. While reading it I sensed that this story had influence on Bram Stoker. I really enjoyed this romantic story.

Ome rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Aubery begins to detest the creature, though he is still held in thrall by his domineering personality; he cannot escape and slowly goes insane. Much to both his and Byron’s chagrin, “The Vampyre” was released as a new work by Byron.

The Vampyre

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Alejandra Vallez marked it as to-read Mar 17, Adelaida Loukota rated it liked it Sep 27, Too bad the narrator is so insufferable. Amaranda rated it really liked it Mar 05, Refresh and try again. One night in Ee, after the company had read aloud from the Tales of the Deada collection of horror tales, Byron suggested that they each write a ghost story.