The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories. I had read it, not the whole book but some of it, a few years ago. I decided to buy it. This is the kind of anthology you want on your bookshelves and, as Halloween is coming, by your bedside. You will find The Vampyre by Polidori, Carmilla by Le Fanu, excepts from Varney the Vampire (very silly yet entertaining), Dracula's Guest from, well, the master himself (I have my own theory about this short story) and many more.I have not read them all yet, I might not read them all this coming month, but I will (re)read many. My favourite discovery so far is School for the Unspeakable by Manly Wade Wellman. It is now little known now, but a great read, especially on a cold autumn night.
Oh and for the record, I much, much prefer the earlier cover of the book.
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