Carmilla

Carmilla

A classic Victorian vampire novella, which influenced Bram Stoker's later treatment of the vampire mythos in Dracula....

Title:Carmilla
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780809510832
Format Type:

    Carmilla Reviews

  • Alejandro

    Bloody relevant to read! BEFORE DRACULA, THERE WAS... But to die as lovers may - to die together, so that they may live together. This is a very important book in historic sense, in the genre...

  • Jesse

    In many ways the antithesis of Dracula, and if Stoker's novel disappointed me with its clean-cut, heterosexual male-influenced dichotomies, than le Fanu's novella is the flipside of the coin: female-c...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Carmilla, J. Sheridan Le FanuCarmilla is a Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and one of the early works of vampire fiction, predating Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897) by 26 years. First published ...

  • Nick Pageant

    Best vampire story ever written. Anyone who disagrees with me? It's on! ...

  • Meave

    Poor Carmilla. I guess there are only so many isolated noblemen's daughters you can devour before they start talking....

  • Ariel

    PRETTY AVERAGE. I don't feel like I particularly learned anything. It was a very monotone and non-climactic. Very /quaint/. And the giant plot twist was spoiled for me (i mean, it'd be spoiled for any...

  • Fabian {Councillor}

    With Dracula, The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, some of the most famously recognized horror stories of the nineteenth century have been created, yet only few ...

  • Graeme Rodaughan

    Spooky Vampire Leaves Author Prostrated!: "I can't get her out of my head!"After reading this book, I am left frustrated and oddly underwhelmed, and yet there is an undeniable and dare I say it 'uncan...

  • Alex

    Vampires are gay. They've always been gay. Twilight was literally the first vampire story that wasn't gay. (Unless it was? I don't know, I didn't read it.) Dracula was our pioneering gay male vampire ...

  • Werner

    Note, Oct. 1, 2012: I just modified this review slightly to incorporate a changed perspective I came to as a result of a discussion in one of my groups.This book is one of the best treatments of the v...