Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Small talks

Hey, ghouls! This week we follow a vampire as she tries to make new friends, will she succeed?

Red Carpet

Hey, ghouls! This week we take a look at the prestigious Evil Corp Gala. Who's going to be on the red carpet?    

Magic eye

Hey, ghouls! An angel finds out about autostereograms

Beauty

Hey, ghouls! Death has a new hobby

The best herbs for smudge: from mugwort to white sage

Smudge is one of the most important ways to purify an environment, make a home safe, and ward off negative energies. In this new article, we will try to discover some of the most used herbs to create an effective smudge stick. What is a smudge? Smudge sticks are...
Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Draculea

Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Draculea

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'll be seeing in the future, has published many other horror stories and contributed to building the character of the vampire that has been growing and...

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Draculea  – A discovery of the bloodline of Darkness

Draculea – A discovery of the bloodline of Darkness

Draculea - Racconti e Documenti di Veri o Presunti atti di Vampirismo is a tome published by ABEditore that collects stories and documents on, you guessed it, the theme of Vampirism. On a website like ours that goes as far as having vampires in its name and that can boast a column like Quarantena col Vampiro of which we are incredibly proud, we couldn't help but pick up our collaboration with the blog Bloody Reader of Bloody Books again and discuss the theme at the same time as them (You can...

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Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Lockdown with a Vampire

Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Lockdown with a Vampire

Written in 1872 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Carmilla is another of the big classics of vampire literature and the second tale we have chosen for our Lockdown with a Vampire challenge. As for the previous story, for this one too you'll also find an article in Italian on the Bloody Reader blog. Carmilla is part of a collection of ghost stories by Le Fanu, but it is definitely the most famous and the one that left the biggest mark of all the stories in the collection. Plot Her mother entrusts the...

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