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Olalla - Robert Louis Stevenson
Olalla
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‘Is it me you love, friend? or the race that made me?’Stevenson’s chilling Victorian gothic novella about decaying aristocracy, vampirism and tormented love. Set in the remote mountains of Spain. [ Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) ]Little Black Classics celebrates Penguin’s 80th birthday,... show more
‘Is it me you love, friend? or the race that made me?’Stevenson’s chilling Victorian gothic novella about decaying aristocracy, vampirism and tormented love. Set in the remote mountains of Spain. [ Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) ]Little Black Classics celebrates Penguin’s 80th birthday, introducing 80 works from the classics.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141397962 (0141397969)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 57
Edition language: English
Series: Little Black Classics (#19)
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
2.0
I think I would have enjoyed this better if the narrator wasn't such a snob. He really, really is a snob. One of those British long nosed, look down on everyone types. Quite frankly, Poe does this type of thing much better.
XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it
4.0 Olalla (Little Black Classics, #19)
Robert Louis Stevenston was a 19th Century Scottish writer, most famous for Treasure Island and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Olalla is an early short story about a young English soldier recovering in the Spanish mountains from his war wounds."And if they knew you were the handsomest and the most pleasant ...
Book Reviews for the Semi-Literate
Book Reviews for the Semi-Literate rated it
2.0 Olalla
Olalla is an engaging, well-written work of Gothic horror. We are introduced to a sympathetic narrator, a soldier recovering from a wound, and the exotic setting where he seeks to recover. . Namely, a dilapidated castle set against the Spanish mountains. There, we meet the equally decaying family ...
Robert Zimmermann
Robert Zimmermann rated it
I've never heard of this story before and randomly found the audiobook (great way to get reading done while walking the dog). I'm glad I found it. Another story from R.L.S. and this time with a little vampire action.
mashahsam
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0.0 Olalla
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