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  • Varney the Vampire; or The Feast of Blood
  • James Malcolm Rymer
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  • 05 March 2019
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10 thoughts on “Varney the Vampire; or The Feast of Blood

  1. says:

    God my brain If you read this in the right mood it can be hilarious but this is one hell of a slog for something that bears little resemblance to modern vampires and doesn't have plot holes it has plot subways I'm not even going to try to synopsize this but just list the charactersFlora Bannerworth The chick Varney wants

  2. says:

    Full title according to the cover of the first issue of this penny dreadful novel “Varney the Vampire or the Feast of Blood A Romanc

  3. says:

    I read this potboiler in this edition when I was an undergraduate a very very long time ago and have always had a yen to revisit it I was pleasantly surprised and very amused This facsimile reprint gives ample evidence of how little care was bestowed on the physical production of the novel it's the 1847 full le

  4. says:

    Evo

  5. says:

    Very very poorly structured Would be better as a collection of short stories Was very bored after the second 'episode' Skipped a lot of it Backstory of vampire insufficiently developed If you want a backstory make it proper Ending unsatisfactory too Episodes repetitive and annoying I would say that it had a lot of potential in ter

  6. says:

    I have to admit upfront that I didn’t finish this book I plan to someday but right now all I really want is to put as much distance between me and Varney The breaking point was getting to the end of my kindle version and realizing that besides the 96 chapters contained in it I had 124 to look forward to 124 chapters filled with and repetitive actions mindless chatter and a vampire that instead of looking like thisIs and looking like a 1

  7. says:

    I read a free download and only because I'd heard it was perhaps the first genuine vampire novel from the early 19th century Nobody even seems to be sure who actually wrote it in those magazine serialized penny dreadful days of pay by the word OK it's bad It's really really really bad But if you can download it for free dip into it now and then giggle and put it away again It's wellfriendly I mean the vampire i

  8. says:

    And so it ends and I'm thankfullDon't get me wrong it's an interesting story dotted with british humour but there's too much in it Well everything is in it All the clichés Dracula and Frankenstein sailors and pirates gambling and murder nightime stolling to shallow graves kidnapping lies and deceiving you name

  9. says:

    It took me ages to finish this book which is reputedly longer than War and Peace Gone with the Wind combined Yet it's a rewarding slog if heavy going at times; one can see the vampire sub genre forming before one's eyes The book was originally published in weekly instalments as a Penny Dreadful and came out over a couple of years C

  10. says:

    I think I bought the Kindle edition of this for about a pound a while back and then forgot about it As I had a cold a few weeks ago I decided that I needed to read something that reuired minimal neural activity and picked this As I started to feel better I became mildly annoyed to realise that the Kindle edition has an error in its page count and I has therefore accidentally committed myself to reading 1966 pages of 19t

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Varney the Vampire; or The Feast of Blood

Sive hissing new neighbour Sir Francis Varney who is so eager to purchase the hall and to marry the fair FloraTheir uest will take them from hall to charnel house and from village inn to deserted chancel Can the Bannerworths aided by Flora's fiance Charles Holland Charles's uncle Admiral Bell and the indomitable British Tar Jack Pringle defeat their terrible foe and can they decip. Very very poorly structured Would be better as a collection of short stories Was very bored after the second episode Skipped a lot of it Backstory of vampire insufficiently developed If you want a backstory make it proper Ending unsatisfactory too Episodes repetitive and annoying I would say that it had a lot of potential in terms of psychologising the vampire but fails to live up to any of it

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Bannerworth Hall Hampshire Midnight The night is woken by screams from the bedroom of the beautiful and noble hearted Flora To their horror her family discover that she has been the victim of a murderous attack The Bannerworths are about to lose their home to pay the debts of their dead father The hunt is for his missing gold on but then they begin to have doubts about their repul. God my brain If you read this in the right mood it can be hilarious but this is one hell of a slog for something that bears little resemblance to modern vampires and doesn t have plot holes it has plot subways I m not even going to try to synopsize this but just list the charactersFlora Bannerworth The chick Varney wants to suck her blood then softens to her and just wants her out of the way so he can get into Bannerworth Hall Is engaged to Charles Holland and her brother is HenryShe has the personality of a block

Free download Varney the Vampire; or The Feast of Blood

Her the strange letter left by old Marmaduke Bannerworth that seems to promise so muchVarney the Vampyre is one of the greatest of the Victorian penny romances by one of its finest exponents the inimitable James Malcolm Rymer First serialised between 1845 and 1847 it is one of the world's most enjoyable reads It is also one of the major sources for Stoker's later masterpiece Dracu. I read a free download and only because I d heard it was perhaps the first genuine vampire novel from the early 19th century Nobody even seems to be sure who actually wrote it in those magazine serialized penny dreadful days of pay by the word OK it s bad It s really really really bad But if you can download it for free dip into it now and then giggle and put it away again It s wellfriendly I mean the vampire isn t a wholly bad guy the rational debunker is a little wacko himself and everybody else The main problem


About the Author: James Malcolm Rymer

James Malcolm Rymer was a British nineteenth century writer of penny dreadfuls and is the probable author of Varney the Vampire often attributed to fellow writer Thomas Peckett Prest and co author with Prest of The String of Pearls in which the notorious villain Sweeney Todd makes his literary debutInformation about Rymer is sketchy In the London Directory for 1841 he is listed as a civil