Vampyre, The by John Polidori

[Three Gothic  Novels]“The Vampyre” is part of this collection of early gothic literature. “The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, the Vampyre, and a Fragment of a Novel : Three Gothic Novels”

“John Polidori’s Vampyre emerged from the same soirees of ghost-telling stories in Geneva that produced Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The first full-fledged vampire story in English, it initiated a very important literary chain that also leads up to the present.” (From book cover)

Paperback Info: ISBN 0486212327, Dover