Vampire Fascination: Blood, Flesh, Eroticism and Romance

A Listmania! list by Graham Worthington (Toronto, Canada)
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Dracula
1.  Dracula by Bram Stoker
The list author says:
  "We must of course start with Stoker's original. I would have liked a cover with a good image of the Satanic Count's face, but it seems that's not the fashion of covers nowadays..."
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Wake of the Raven
2.  Wake of the Raven by Graham Worthington
The list author says:
  ".....however, I definitely like the cover of this, my own first novel. Not primarily on horror, but I needed to drive the hero to terrible acts by using his fear of a resurrected, severed hand"
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Zorn: A Legend of the Days to Come
3.  Zorn: A Legend of the Days to Come by Graham Worthington
The list author says:
  "....and on this, my second novel, where young Zorn favoures the satanic look for a night on the town...."
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The Lady of the Shroud
4.  The Lady of the Shroud by Bram Stoker
The list author says:
  "....in this, one of Stoker's less known works, the hero pursues the shrouded, ghostly figure of what seems to be a beautiful vampire...."
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The Lair of the White Worm
5.  The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker
The list author says:
  "....Stoker's last. His mind was going, either from drugs or syphillis, and this one is strange, and disjointed. Yet still its errieness intrigues as the hero battles a dangerous, shape-shifting woman"
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Erotic Tales of the Victorian Age
6.  Erotic Tales of the Victorian Age 
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  "Of all demonaic creatures, the vampire is the most erotic. Here Stoker's short stories explore the hidden eroticism of the Victorian era"
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Twilight
7.  Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "Now to modern versions. Meyer's characters have to cope not only with being hormone-ridden teenagers, but also with the curse (or blessing?)of vampire habits...."
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New Moon
8.  New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "....unless they're werewolves, which is cool, but not quite as tragic or sexy...."
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Eclipse
9.  Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "... it takes her a hell of a lot of pages to do this...."
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Breaking Dawn
10.  Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "....and all ends very happy and chocolate-boxy, unlike classic vampire stories, which opposed Good against Evil...."
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The Host: A Novel
11.  The Host: A Novel by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "....Meyer's also tried the her hand at possession by alien being, who enter your mind and drive you like a car. This isn't new...."
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers
12.  Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney
The list author says:
  "....something very similar was written by Jack Finney (he's now deceased; has he gone to join the undead?) in 1955. It was filmed in 1956, and the old black and white is considered a classic...."
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers
13.  Invasion of the Body Snatchers DVD ~ Donald Sutherland
The list author says:
  "...and here's the new version from 2007...."
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CARMILLA
14.  CARMILLA by JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The list author says:
  "..but back to vampires, and books. Le Fanu's short story of a seductive female vampire was written in 1872, 25 years before Stoker's much longer work. Filmed a few times, usually under other titles..."
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Bram Stoker's Dracula (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) [Import]
15.  Bram Stoker's Dracula (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) [Import] DVD ~ Francis Ford Coppola
The list author says:
  "...but not as often as Dracula. I like this version, with Gary Oldman and Winona Ryder. I'd bite Winona any day; Gary Oldman I'm not so sure about. Anthony Hopkins plays Prof. Van Helsing in this...."
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The Silence of the Lambs (Full Screen) (Bilingual)
16.  The Silence of the Lambs (Full Screen) (Bilingual) DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "....and of course he's the main character in you-know-what, which is also somewhat concerned with biting...."
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4 Film Favorites: Draculas
17.  4 Film Favorites: Draculas DVD ~ Various
The list author says:
  ""....in the sixties, the big-time player of the Satanic Prince was Christopher Lee, who expanded a career of both serious and horror roles in 1958 with the Dracula, of which this is a 1966 remake...."
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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers [Import]
18.  Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers [Import] DVD ~ Elijah Wood
The list author says:
  "...Lee was born in 1922, and his reign as the original sharp-toothed guy is over. But he's still going strong, playing the evil wizard Saruman behind a hedge of whiskers...."
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The Curse of Frankenstein
19.  The Curse of Frankenstein DVD ~ Peter Cushing
The list author says:
  "....which he didn't have back in 1957, when he played that other monster dreamed up in Victorian times, the patchwork creation of Dr. Frankenstein...."
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Classics Illustrated #7: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
20.  Classics Illustrated #7: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
The list author says:
  "...the third figure of terror originated when Victoria sat on the throne was this good doctor, but somehow he's not as popular, probably because RLS wrote his short story in a hurry, and messed up...."
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Frankenstein
21.  Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The list author says:
  "....whereas 18-year old Mary Wollenscraft Shelley produced this well-crafted classic in 1815. So early? It suddenly strikes me that she is pre-Victoria, Vicky not yet being on the throne...."
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Lord Byron - The Major Works
22.  Lord Byron - The Major Works by George Gordon Lord Byron
The list author says:
  "....Frankenstein: the result of a bet four people made. One was the poet Lord Byron, of whom it was said "mad, bad, dangerous to know." Accused of incest with his sister; again evil linked to romance"
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Interview with the Vampire
23.  Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
The list author says:
  "....enough of this history. I'm neglecting the once undiputed Queen of the Vampires,  Anne Rice, who started her series with this novel in 1976, and - with Brad Pitt's help - made her name and fortune"
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The Vampire Armand
24.  The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice
The list author says:
  "....by the time this, the sixth and final book of The Vampire Chronicles, came out, reviewers were complaining of a steady decline in quality. So she decided to slam the lid on the series"
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Nosferatu: The Beast That Haunts the Blood
25.  Nosferatu: The Beast That Haunts the Blood by White Wolf
The list author says:
  "....I really should have first listed the 1922 film "Nosferatu," a rip-off on Stoker's story, but there's no DVD. This author has put it into print."
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