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The poet and the vampyre : the curse of Byron and the birth of literature's greatest monsters /
Andrew McConnell Stott.
edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
imprint
New York ; London : Pegasus Books, 2014.
description
xiv, 434 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of colour plates : colour illustrations, colour portraits.
ISBN
9781605986142
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imprint
New York ; London : Pegasus Books, 2014.
isbn
9781605986142
contents note
St George's Day -- Directions for John -- The footing of an equal -- That odd-headed girl -- Here is a man -- An empire's dust -- Young Tahitians -- A star in the halo of the moon -- Fog of the jura -- To die of joy -- The hero of Milan -- Household gods -- The vampyre -- Sea Sodom -- Torn clouds before the hurricane.
general note
First published by Canongate in Edinburgh, 2013 under the title: The vampyre family : passion, envy and the curse of Byron.
abstract
In the spring of 1816, Lord Byron was the greatest poet of his generation and the most famous man in Britain, but his personal life was about to erupt. Fleeing his celebrity, notoriety and debts, he sought refuge in Europe, taking his young doctor with him.
catalogue key
9741337
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-415) and index.

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