The Demon Lover

The Demon Lover Would the love he offered lead to death or life

  • Title: The Demon Lover
  • Author: Maria Valdemi
  • ISBN: 9780523480121
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Paperback
  • Would the love he offered lead to death or life

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    1. Prince Pavel Baranov is a vampire wandering through 19th century Italy. His sole connection to humanity is through the victims of his bloodlust, which fills him with despair. The poet Mikhail Lermontov of Baranov's native Russia depicted him as 'The Demon' in a poem of the same name, and later on the artist Vrubel painted his likeness.The Prince's hostess is Marisa. Penniless and dying of consumption, she has little more than the home whose rooms she rents to him, her garden, her books and music [...]

    2. A vampiric Russian prince and a consumptive young Italian woman, meet and fall in love in the late 1800s Genoa.How to describe this story. I mean there are so many poor brooding vampire storie. But this is one of the best that I've ever encountered. You won't find this book outside of a used bookstore, but if you see it, buy it. It has this incredible, formal, rich texture. Now, I must mention that I was a literature major in college. I like books that quote. And oh, they quote and reference and [...]

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