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The Sad Story of a Vampire

Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock

"Count Eric Stenislaus Stenbock (1860-1895) was an aristocrat of German-Estonian origin who lived in England. He wrote weird, macabre fantasy fiction and was a favorite of H. P. Lovecraft. He was well known for his eccentric lifestyle, keeping snakes, salamanders, and toads in his bedroom, and owned a bear, a reindeer, and a fox. He had a life-size doll with him at all times which he claimed was his son. ""The Sad Story of a Vampire"" is a peculiar tale about a vampire who arrives, invited by the family father when he has been stranded at the nearest railway station owing to a missed connection... and who moves into the house and begins to sap the strength of the young son of the family. "

"Count Eric Stenislaus Stenbock (1860-1895) was an aristocrat of German-Estonian origin who lived in England. He wrote weird, macabre fantasy fiction and was a favorite of H. P. Lovecraft. He was well known for his eccentric lifestyle, keeping snakes, salamanders, and toads in his bedroom, and owned a bear, a reindeer, and a fox. He had a life-size doll with him at all times which he claimed was his son. ""The Sad Story of a Vampire"" is a peculiar tale about a vampire who arrives, invited by the family father when he has been stranded at the nearest railway station owing to a missed connection... and who moves into the house and begins to sap the strength of the young son of the family. "
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"Count Eric Stenislaus Stenbock (1860-1895) was an aristocrat of German-Estonian origin who lived in England. He wrote weird, macabre fantasy fiction and was a favorite of H. P. Lovecraft. He was well known for his eccentric lifestyle, keeping snakes, salamanders, and toads in his bedroom, and owned a bear, a reindeer, and a fox. He had a life-size doll with him at all times which he claimed was his son. ""The Sad Story of a Vampire"" is a peculiar tale about a vampire who arrives, invited by the family father when he has been stranded at the nearest railway station owing to a missed connection... and who moves into the house and begins to sap the strength of the young son of the family. "

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cathy Dobson

Length:

21m


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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

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