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El vampiro y otros cuentos has 21 ratings and 6 reviews. Daniel said: Puedo decir que porfin leí el primer relato escrito sobre bien lo leí. John William Polidori was an Italian English physician and writer, known for his John William Polidori’s Followers (64) . El vampiro y otros cuentos by. John. This annotated edition and its accompanying audiobook version of John William Polidori’s novella The Vampyre. A. Tale () was produced by course.

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I’m going A historical milestone. He later produced this literary treatment of the vampire legend the first one to be published in English using Byron’s story, which the fam Note, April 13, Satrina T rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Polidori named the character “Lord Ruthven” as a joke.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat Jonathan Garcia rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Mary Shelley is no longer identified as the novel’s sole author.

Miguel rated it it was amazing Sep 22, It’s interesting to know that while Lord Ruthven does fulfill the traditional model of a vampire, he’s willian aristocrat with strange hypnotic and powers of attraction, but he is immune to the sun. Polidori entered Lord Byron ‘s service as his personal physician and accompanied him on a trip through Europe. Byron even released his own Fragment of a Novel in an attempt to clear up the mess, but, for better or worse, “The Vampyre” continued to be attributed to him.

The tale was first attributed to Lord Byron himself, and it gained immense popularity. He is ruthless and wealthy, and wherever he leaves there a trail of destruction follows. My fascination rests with the creature of the undead, shrouded in darkness and legend, surrounded by hushed voices and hear-says I love vampires.


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This is another piece I respect more than I enjoyed – The Vampyre; A Tale is, after all, the first account of vampires in English prose. Ome rated it it was amazing Jun 03, But the young man soon discovers a sinister character hidden behind his new friend’s glamorous facade.

Most conversations are recorded in narrative, in very long and tedious paragraphs. Amaranda rated it really liked it Mar 05, At first Aubrey admires Lord Ruthven and follows him through Europe.

Too bad the narrator is so insufferable. They travel to Rome, but Aubrey leaves Lord Ruthven due to certain circumstances.

El vampiro y otros cuentos

Despite strong evidence that he committed suicide by means of prussic acid cyanidethe coroner gave a verdict of death by natural causes. Alejandra Vallez marked it as to-read Mar 17, A reprint of this book, The diary of Dr. Polidori’s The Vampyre – deadline 31st Oct So yep it freaked me a bit.

In this case, Lord Ruthven has po,idori supernatural ability to ruin, damage, and destroy anything he lays his hands on, and enjoys doing so in the process. Lo que rescato de este libro, es como un mito se puede hacer realidad, y como la locura y el valor de proteger a una hermana, son claves importantes del terror. Even though it’s a 20 page short story, “The Vampyre” is a hell of a long tale. He was one of qilliam earliest pupils at iohn John William Polidori was an Italian English physician and writer, known for his associations with the Romantic movement and credited by some as the creator of the vampire genre of fantasy fiction.


Certain aspects of Lord Ruthven can be found again in Dracula.

We really need you!!! One fateful holiday with the Shelleys, Byron and his physician Polidori and a journey that produced two original compositions that has since inspired an entire genre.

Apr 27, Juan Augusto Zaracho rated it really liked it. For that I will respect and appreciate The Vampyre. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Return to Book Page. Hitherto, Aubrey had had no opportunity of studying Lord Ruthven’s character, and now he found, that, though many more of his actions were exposed to his view, the results offered different conclusions from the apparent motives to his conduct.

His most successful work was the short story ” The Vampyre “the first published modern vampire story. John Polidori was Lord Byron’s physician who followed Byron about.

Polidori is said polidoro have committed suicide, but even this fact is shrouded in mystery. Byron’s version if unfinished, so it’s impossible to tell how much of what eventually happened in The Vampyre is directly from the brain of Byron and how much was Polidori’s invention.