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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Birth date: August 28, 1814
Died: February 07, 1873
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 weeks ago
TITLE: In a Glass Darkly AUTHOR: J. Sheridan Le Fanu __________________________ DESCRIPTION: This remarkable collection of stories, first published in 1872, includes Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in le Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. The five stories are purported to b...
Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it 1 year ago
by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Carmilla pre-dates Bram Stoker's Dracula by 26 years, but has some similar themes. It is the story of a young woman, Laura, who comes under the influence of a female vampire, who first comes to her when she is a child, comforting her in her bed. The narrative has the s...
isanythingopen
isanythingopen rated it 2 years ago
16. Read a book that is a mystery or suspense, or which has a title that contains all of the letters in the word C-A-B-I-N. I did think it was ever going to get to the mystery part, though I did figure out early on she was scamming him.
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 2 years ago
So, when I read Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals, he made friends with a guy named Theo who was a naturalist, among other things. Gerry would visit Theo and talk about critters. Also, it seems, Theo had a wonderful library, one that included oodles of books about wild life, but also myst...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 3 years ago
This was my first reading of this classic tale of dark secrets written in 1872. 1872?! That fact stuns me after finally giving this a novella read. There is a quite a surprising amount of sexuality for such an ancient tome or did the world get ever more prudish as the years went by? There were lesbi...
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