The Miserere is a short story by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer. The story guides us through a world of discordant and gloomy notes with a symphony that seems to come straight from a spectral plane. The Miserere – Plot The narrator and protagonist of the events discovers, in a monastery, a weird sheet
The Music on the Hill is a short story written by Saki, which is Hector Hugh Munro‘s nom de plume. The author wrote several stories that share a morbid and grotesque atmosphere and among which we can find the story we’re tackling today thanks to ABEditore and their collection, Micromondi. The Music on the Hill
The Temptation of Harringay is a short story by Herbert George Wells published for the first time in the St. James Gazette and later in the collection The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents. We’ve been able to read it thanks to what you’ll certainly have guessed is one of our favourite publishers: ABEditore and
The Prophetic Pictures is a story by Nathaniel Hawthorne we’ve been able to read thanks to ABEditore and their collection titled Micromondi and, specifically, in the mini-collection focused on art, in the paintings section. Author of the better-known The Scarlet Letter, he published this and other stories in the Twice-Told Tales collection. All the
In the collection of Russian Folktales compiled by William Ralston Shedden-Ralston, there is a section entirely dedicated to ghost and spectre stories. In this section, one of the stories is none other than The Soldier and The Vampire which we talked about yesterday in a little deviation from our scheduled Draculea content.
Schalken the Painter is a short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu included in the collection titled The Watcher, and other weird stories published in 1894. The story, however, is far older than that and was published for the first time in 1839 in the Dublin University Magazine. Certainly better-known for authoring Carmilla, Le Fanu, as
We’re taking another step in our vampirical journey, this time the protagonist is The Singular Death of Morton by Algernon Henry Blackwood. For this segment, ABEditore with their Draculea brings us back to the dawn of the XX century with an author who is famous for his strokes full of mystery. Blackwood,
The Black Lily is a collection of stories that inserts itself in the series titled The Library of Lovecraft by Edizione Arcoiris. Seen as we’re talking about a collection, we will obviously be looking at it in segments that will bring us on a brand new exploration of the city of Florence.
Dracula’s Guest is today’s story for our Lockdown with a Vampire challenge, a collaboration with Bloody Reader. Written by Bram Stoker, it was initially planned as a part of Dracula but the author decided to take it out of the novel. Destined to remain unpublished, it was later published by his
Lockdown with a Vampire is a reading challenge we have embarked on in collaboration with the Bloody Reader of Bloody Books blog. Throughout this challenge, we’ll take a look at a list of short stories on the theme of vampires by considering and presenting one each day. It’s a great chance