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Vampire Stories, the Penguin Book of

Vampire Stories, the Penguin Book of Cover

Vampire Stories, the Penguin Book of

By Various; Alan Ryan (Editor)

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140124453, 640pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 1989

Description
They're lurking under the cover of darkness and between the covers of this book. Here, in all their horror and all their glory, are the great vampires of literature: male and female, invisible and metamorphic, doomed and daring.

Their skin deathly pale, their nails curved like claws, their fangs sharpened for the attack, they are gathered for the kill and for the chill, brought frighteningly to life by Bram Stoker, Fritz Leiber, Richard Matheson, Robert Bloch, Charles L. Grant, Tanith Lee, and other masters of the macabre. Carefulthey are all crafty enough to steal their way into your imagination and steal away your hopes for a restful sleep.



About the Author
Alan Ryan has served as a judge for the Film Fantasy Awards and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. He regularly contributes to The Washington Post, USA Today, The Smithsonian, and Travel and Leisure, among other publications.