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The Rabbi and the Vampire (A Short Story)
     

The Rabbi and the Vampire (A Short Story)

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by Darren Stein
 

Although Vampires are found in many cultures, this is a short story about the Jewish origins of the Vampire legend as found in the Torah and Talmud which has entered into literature. The information in this regard is factual, as was the treatment of the Jews I describe in the late Middle Ages, just before the advent of the European Enlightenment in the early

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Although Vampires are found in many cultures, this is a short story about the Jewish origins of the Vampire legend as found in the Torah and Talmud which has entered into literature. The information in this regard is factual, as was the treatment of the Jews I describe in the late Middle Ages, just before the advent of the European Enlightenment in the early 1800's.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011282911
Publisher:
Darren Stein
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
497,170
File size:
116 KB

Meet the Author

Darren Stein is an Australian artist and poet. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1973, Stein worked in the townships and squatter camps around Johannesburg and Soweto during the transition to democracy in the early 1990’s. His fields included adult literacy, voter education, election monitoring, and subsequently Police reform which worked towards building reconciliation between local community groups and the Post-Apartheid police forces. After suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder caused by his exposure to the violence of the period, he immigrated to Sydney, Australia. His poems have appeared in various anthologies, including Over the Rainbow (1996), The Liquid Mirror (1998), An Endless Place (1999), and Storage Space: A collection of contemporary poetry (2008).


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The Rabbi and the Vampire (A Short Story) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a fresh take on the story of Abraham Stoker. I enjoyed the way the author weaved the story to make it mor authenttic, even to keeping the name of G-d holy. I hope to see more work by this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great work of fiction. Like how the author tied together Amalek as a vampire. Very creative.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Interesting read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fascinating story from another perpective, Religion! Vampires, nice twist at the end.
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kathy nickle More than 1 year ago
I+enjoyed+this+short+story+very+much.++I+would+like+to+see+more+stories+by+this+author.
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