Monday, October 11, 2010
In a tiny village, cut off from the outside world, unnatural events are menacing the populace. Apparitions of vampires and zombies terrorize the townsfolk, and they come to believe that the Devil occupies the abandoned castle looming over their town. A visitor to the region, a young count, vows to liberate the town from this thrall-pitting his reason against the forces of evil and superstition. Yet he too must confront the limits of reason when he views, in the depths of the castle, his long-dead love...
This gripping story-a genre-making first-has long been unavailable. Melville House is proud to present it here in a brilliant new translation by award-winning translator Charlotte Mandell.
All descriptions taken from the Melville House website. Thank you, Bunny, for the headz up.
Posted by Tal at 7:47 PM