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 of va...

  • 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...

  • Nick Pageant

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Meave

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

  • Graeme Rodaughan

    (EDIT Updating to 4 stars for persistent impact and memorability of the story... it's spooky - I would read this again). After reading this book, I am left frustrated and oddly underwhelmed, and yet t...

  • Carol

    .....Here it is OCTOBER and I'm stumped at finding a good scary read so I reverted to the GR list of Best Horror...then moved on to Best Gothic Books Of All Time and found this little gem......While n...

  • 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...