The Mammoth Book of Vampires [NOOK Book]

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Modern masters of the macabre bring the dead to life in this specially re-vamped edition of the classic compilation every horror fan will want to sink their teeth into. From an award-winning editor who knows the genre backwards, here is the very best in vampire fiction: from tales of tempting sirens to contemporary serial killers; from the dark origins of fairy tales to a modern reinterpretation of the King of the Undead himself, Count Dracula. This revised edition features over a dozen new stories, including ...
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The Mammoth Book of Vampires

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Overview

Modern masters of the macabre bring the dead to life in this specially re-vamped edition of the classic compilation every horror fan will want to sink their teeth into. From an award-winning editor who knows the genre backwards, here is the very best in vampire fiction: from tales of tempting sirens to contemporary serial killers; from the dark origins of fairy tales to a modern reinterpretation of the King of the Undead himself, Count Dracula. This revised edition features over a dozen new stories, including Tina Rath's A Trick of the Dark and Kim Newman's Andy Warhol's Dracula, as well as classic novellas such as Hugh B. Cave's Stragella and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Investigating Jericho. There are contributions by Nancy Kilpatrick, Christopher Fowler, Paul Mcauley, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Tina Rath, Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison and Kim Newman.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780332802
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication date: 8/4/2011
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 624,881
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: The Children of the Night 1
Human Remains 3
Necros 42
The Man Who Loved the Vampire Lady 57
A Place to Stay 77
The Brood 96
Root Cellar 107
Hungarian Rhapsody 113
The Legend of Dracula Reconsidered as a Prime-time TV Special 122
Vampire 136
Stragella 140
A Week in the Unlife 163
The House at Evening 168
Vampyrrhic Outcast 175
The Labyrinth 184
Beyond Any Measure 207
Doctor Porthos 250
Straight to Hell 256
It Only Comes Out at Night 272
Investigating Jericho 284
Dracula's Chair 325
A Taste for Blood 335
The Better Half 341
The Devil's Tritone 358
Chastel 373
Der Untergang Des Abendlandesmenschen 394
Red as Blood 405
Laird of Dunain 415
A Trick of the Dark 424
Midnight Mass 433
Blood Gothic 478
Yellow Fog 484
Fifteen Cards from a Vampire Tarot 553
Vintage Domestic 559
Try a Dull Knife 565
Andy Warhol's Dracula Anno Dracula 1978-79 576
About the Editor 629
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