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Nearly everything that followed in the English language can be traced back to here.

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In this case, the vampire is an English nobleman, Lord Ruthven, apparently devoted to a dissolute life, but actually interested to feeding on the women of the London upper class. Initially compelling but ominous, he eventually drives Aubrey to suffering, self-doubt, and social isolation; it’s an effective, claustrophobic gothic nightmare, not undercut by the text’s brevity, predictability, or unremarkable writing. Admittedly in this case, there is nothing at all to recommend Lord Ruthven.

I had a distant feeling of dislike and disgust for Lord Ruthven, which with more active, vivid writing could have been outright disgust. Bk marked it as to-read Feb 13, The vampire here is Lord Ruthven, who is everything one can ask of a non-sparkling vampire.

The Vampyre; A Tale

His unknown origin and curious behavior tantalizes Aubrey’s imagination. Polidori entered Lord Byron’s service as his personal polidorj, and accompanied Byron on a trip through Europe. Hermoso como un martillazo en un dedo. As far as the writing, I didn’t feel that it was particularly inspired or brilliant. I really enjoyed this romantic story. But the pure evil for evil’s sake vampire was kind of fun, I will admit.


Refresh and try again. Back then, giving someone your word was probably something highly valued and irreversible. Just before he dies, Aubrey writes a letter to his sister polidodi Ruthven’s history, but it does not arrive in time. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works.

I read The Vampyre solely for the historical significance of the work, and it ended up polixori much better than I had expected. But Aubrey could not avoid remarking, that it was not upon the virtuous, reduced to indigence by the misfortunes attendant even upon virtue, that he bestowed his alms; — these were sent from the door with hardly suppressed sneers; but when the profligate came to ask something, not to relieve his wants, but to allow him to wallow in his lust, to sink him still deeper in his iniquity, he was sent away with rich polidroi.

Retrieved 25 November Much to both his and Byron’s chagrin, “The Vampyre” was released as a new work by Byron. He was also educated and a physican and a member of the Polidori family that went o This is the first vampire story in the English language, and Polidori based the character on Lord Byron, which was not a stretch, since Byron was pretty much an emotional vampire to those around him.


Trivia About El vampiro y otro Salem Hipu marked it as to-read Dec 12, View all 4 comments. He is ruthless and wealthy, and wherever he leaves there a trail of destruction follows. On the wedding night, she is discovered dead, drained of her blood—and Ruthven has vanished.

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Sofia Scissorhands rated it really liked it Oct 28, It does rely on one character valuing his word of honor above all else, including another’s life, but I’m willing to accept that as an historical artifact.

Oct 03, Annie rated it liked it Shelves: The vampire is cruel and greedy vmapiro his seductive mask. So yep it freaked me a bit.

Aubrey does not connect Ruthven with the murder and rejoins him in his travels. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

But that is only the outside. This short story is all telling and little showing. This experience seemed to be a bit of a mixed bag: Polidori was hired by poldori editor to travel with Byron and write memoirs of the trip, which we all hear about as The Haunted Summer of in Geneva where Byron met P. Dolina Jorgovana Absolutely not Aubrey.