Creatures of the Night (Boxed Set Edition)

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Sprache - Englisch

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Vampires and werewolves have existed alongside humans since antiquity, or at least the tales of them. Reawaken the fear, the dread and the obsession with the creatures of the night with this meticulously edited collection of the greatest horror classics of all time: Vampires: The Vampyre (John William Polidori) Dracula (Bram Stoker) Dracula's Guest (Bram Stoker) Clarimonde (Théophile Gautier) Carmilla (Sheridan Le Fanu) Vikram and the Vampire (Sir Richard Francis Burton) The Vampire (Jan Neruda) Varney the Vampire, or, the Feast of Blood (Thomas PeckettPrest and James Malcolm Rymer) The Vampire of Croglin Grange (Augustus Hare) The Vampire Maid (Hume Nisbet) The Room in the Tower (E. F. Benson) Mrs.Amworth (E. F. Benson) Vampires and Vampirism (Dudley Wright) Werewolves: The Lay of the Were-Wolf (Marie de France) The Wolf Leader (Alexandre Dumas Père) Wagner the Wehr-wolf (George W. M. Reynolds) The Werewolf (Eugene Field) The Man-Wolf (ÉmileErckmann&AlexandreChatrian) The Mark of the Beast (Rudyard Kipling) The Horror-Horn (E. F. Benson) In the Forest of Villefére (Robert E. Howard) Wolfshead (Robert E. Howard) Werewolf of the Sahara (Gladys Gordon Trenery) The Werewolf Howls (Clifford Ball)

About the Author

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist, born in British India. He is best known for his works of fiction, including 'The Jungle Book' (1894), 'Kim' (1901), and 'The Man Who Would Be King' (1888). However, 'Creatures of the Night (Boxed Set Edition)' is not a work commonly attributed to Kipling and may be a lesser-known collection. Kipling's writing is often characterized by his experiences in India and his exuberant storytelling, which incorporated elements of the fables and myths of that region. His innovative use of language and narrative structures has led to a significant influence on the English short story genre. In 1907, Kipling was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-language writer to receive the prize, and to date, he remains its youngest recipient. His children's books are noted for their celebration of British imperialism and for their insights into the complexities of human nature and social hierarchy. Despite the controversies over his political views, Kipling's literary talent and contributions to English literature have secured his enduring legacy as an integral figure in the Western literary canon.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 3694 Pages

Filesize: 6.9 MB

ISBN: 8596547722670