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Carmilla (Version 3)

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"Carmilla" is a chilling and atmospheric Gothic novella that follows the haunting tale of a young woman named Laura who becomes enthralled by the strange and alluring presence of the enigmatic Carmilla. As the two form a close bond, Laura begins to suspect that there is something dark and sinister about her mysterious friend.

Le Fanu expertly weaves together elements of horror, mystery, and romance to create a gripping and suspenseful narrative that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. The character of Carmilla is both seductive and terrifying, adding a sense of unease and danger to the story.

The novella is masterfully written, with rich descriptive prose that brings the eerie setting to life. Le Fanu skillfully builds tension throughout the narrative, leading to a shocking and chilling climax that will leave readers haunted long after they have finished the book.

Overall, "Carmilla" is a classic Gothic tale that continues to captivate readers with its haunting atmosphere and compelling characters. Le Fanu's skillful storytelling and expertly crafted plot make this novella a must-read for fans of the genre.

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Carmilla is an 1872 Gothic novella by Irish author Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, originally published as a serial in the London-based literary magazine The Dark Blue. It is one of the early works of vampire fiction, predating Bram Stoker's Dracula by 26 years. The story is narrated by a young woman who falls under the spell of the mysterious Carmilla. The story is often anthologized and has been adapted many times in film, theatre, radio, and television.

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 5 reviews)

Reviewer: - May 22, 2018
Subject: Wonderful Job
Excelente. Elizabeth's voice fits more than well giving the text a taste that I as reader (listener) wanted to reapeat the experience many, many times.
Reviewer: - June 17, 2015
Thank you for the great reading!
Reviewer: - February 5, 2015
Subject: Carmilla
Excellent reading - Elisabeth's voice fit the story perfectly. Most enjoyable experience.
Reviewer: - January 20, 2013
Subject: Carmilla
Good story - great reading!
Reviewer: - October 25, 2012
Subject: carmilla
Great story, nicely balanced, straightforward and cohesive. Read extremely well.

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