Feast of Blood

Feast of Blood

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Varney the Vampire; or, the Feast of Blood is a Victorian era serialized gothic horror story. It first appeared in 1845-47 as a series of weekly cheap pamphlets of the kind then known as "penny dreadfuls." The story was published in book form in 1847. It is of epic length: the original edition ran to 876 double-columned pages and 232 chapters. Altogether it totals nearly 667,000 words. Despite its inconsistencies, Varney the Vampire is more or less a cohesive whole. It is the tale of the vampire Sir Francis Varney and introduced many of the tropes present in vampire fiction recognizable to modern audiences. --Wikipediashow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 24mm | 557.92g
  • Wildside Press
  • Rockville, MD, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1587153645
  • 9781587153648
  • 1,552,577

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45 ratings
3.28 out of 5 stars
5 16% (7)
4 22% (10)
3 42% (19)
2 16% (7)
1 4% (2)
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