Carmilla (1872) is Le Fanu's gripping vampire tale with a twist, the vampire is a young lesbian girl! Le Fanu's novel heavily influenced Bram Stoker's Dracula and inspired several films. It reminds us of the 2008 Swedish horror drama with the young girl vampire, Let the Right One In. We feature Carmilla in our collection of Halloween Stories and Gothic Literature Study Guide.
The image at right depicts the Vampire Carmilla stalking Bertha Rheinfeldt while she sleeps, by D.H. Friston, 1872

Dom Augustin Calmet, 1750, whose writings about magic, vampires and the apparitions of spirits inspired Le FanuJoseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Michael Fitzgerald, Carmilla funeral, 1872

Table of Contents


Chapter I

Chapter II

Chapter III

Chapter IV

Chapter V

Chapter VI

Chapter VII

Chapter VIII

Chapter IX

Chapter X

Chapter XI

Chapter XII

Chapter XIII

Chapter XIV

Chapter XV

Chapter XVI

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