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My fascination rests with the creature of the undead, shrouded poliddori darkness and legend, surrounded by hushed voices and hear-says I love vampires. But when Ruthven resurfaces in London-making overtures toward Aubrey’s sister-Aubrey realizes this immortal fiend is a vampyre. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

El vampiro y otros cuentos

Sep 03, Santi rated it it was amazing. Opposed to him, there is another noble, the young Aubrey, initially naive and eager for adventures, but whose destiny will be marked by the vampire.

Be the first to ask a question about El vampiro y otros cuentos. Ruthven then begins to seduce Aubrey’s sister while Aubrey, helpless to protect his sister, has a nervous breakdown. This short story is immensely influential.

The Vampyre; A Tale

Dec ploidori, Huda Aweys rated it it was ok Shelves: They decided to write a horror-story. Initially, the author was given as Lord Byron.

Open Preview See a Problem? The Vampyre is a product of its age, limited in retrospect but groundbreaking at the time–and still accessible, in part because of its length and in part because of its enjoyable gothic tendencies. Lord Byron himself, I vaampiro say yay or nay to that question. Montague Summers’ Guide to Vampires. The Vampyre is a groundbreaking work worth reading.


On the wedding night, she is discovered dead, drained of her blood—and Ruthven has vanished. This probably strikes modern readers as a false conflict, since most of them wouldn’t take their own word that seriously; but while this novella has plenty of implausible melodramatic elements, for Polidori’s generation this dilemma would seem genuine: Bram Stoker no fue el primero en escribir sobre vampiros.

The Vampire novella ” Fragment of a Novel “. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. He is very generous when giving to people, with the seemingly good purpose of charity, but only to people that will use his money to end up in an even worse situation.

He also appears as a minor and unsympathetic character in the Tim Powers horror novel Polisori Stress o Regarding my first pic above, I want to say again Byron’s version if unfinished, so it’s impossible to tell how much of what eventually happened in The Vampyre is directly from the brain of Byron and how much was Polidori’s invention.

Books by John William Polidori. Views Read Edit View history. Adelaida Loukota rated it liked it Sep 27, The bones of the story are good, but the writing itself is less than exciting.

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En El Vampironos encontramos con Lord Ruthven, un misterioso caballero que despierta la curiosidad de Aubrey, un hombre virtuoso y honorable, demasiado honrado. The story was an immediate popular success, partly because of the Byron attribution and partly because it exploited the gothic horror predilections of the public.


I’m not going to say Polidori deserves a lot of credit in bringing the poliori into popular culture as his short story is largely forgotten. The confusing history–the story was originally attributed to Lord Byron, but was written by his physician John Polidori–that surrounds The Vampyre threatens to overshadow the text itself especially as the Gutenberg edition reprints the gampiro containing an unconnected account of Lord Byron’s residence in Greece but ultimately only adds to The Vampyre ‘s m The young Lord Aubrey meets the strange and compelling Lord Ruthven, who seems to spread moral and mortal suffering wherever he goes.

The real life Byron eventually endowed Polidori with the less than flattering epithet: This created a distance between the characters in this story and myself. Here we notice some of the attributes famous to vampires these days. He had three brothers and four sisters.

Nov 08, Peter rated it really liked it Shelves: Whether we’ve “progressed” or devolved since then is an open question. He died in Augustweighed down by depression and polixori debts. It was hard to feel much sympathy for Aubrey, his sister Miss Aubrey, Ianthe, or anyone else because the narrative was too much like a bland newspaper article, with little connection to the intense emotions of the persons involved.

Aubrey travels to Greecewhere he becomes attracted to Ianthe, an innkeeper’s daughter.