The Vampire - Montague Summers
"IN all the darkest pages of the malign supernatural there is no more terrible tradition than that of the Vampire, a pariah even among demons."
Carmilla - J. Sheridan LeFanu
Read "Carmilla," by J. Sheridan LeFanu.
The Vampyre - John Polidori
Read "The Vampyre," by John Polidori.
Three Vampire Tales
Vampires have visited our nightmares, and lived in the darkest of our horror tales, but where does the literary history of these tales begin? In "Three Vampire Tales," a new collection edited by Anne Williams, famous vampire works: Bram Stoker's "Dracula," Sheridan Le Fanu's "Carmilla," and John Polidori's "The Vampire."
Vampires have appeared in mythology and legend from around the world. With violence, focusing on fear, foreboding and fascination, vampires continue to haunt our fiction. Read more about the myth of vampires in literature.