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Leonard Wolf (1923–2019)

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Leonard Wolf was born in Vulcan, Romania (Transylvania). He is the editor of The Essential Frankenstein, The Essential Dracula, and The Essential Jekyll and Hyde, the contributing editor to the Newmarket Pictorial Moviebook on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and technical advisor on the films Bram näytä lisää Stoker's Dracula and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Wolf's prize-winning poetry and fiction have appeared in The Atlantic, Harper's and The New Yorker. His work in the horror genre has been honored twice with the Anne Radcliffe Award for Literature. He lives in New York City. näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

The Essential Dracula (1980) — Toimittaja — 331 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
The Essential Frankenstein (1993) — Toimittaja — 122 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Blood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire Fiction (1997) — Toimittaja — 87 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (1979) — Toimittaja — 76 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Dracula: The Connoisseur's Guide (1997) 63 kappaletta
Horror: A Connoisseur's Guide To Literature and Film (1989) 46 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Bluebeard: The Life and Crimes of Gilles de Rais (1980) 37 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Glass Mountain: A Novel (1993) 11 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Voices from the love generation (1968) — Toimittaja — 10 kappaletta
The passion of Israel (1970) 10 kappaletta
Doubles, Dummies and Dolls: 21 Terror Tales of Replication (1995) — Toimittaja — 10 kappaletta
The False Messiah (1982) 9 kappaletta
MONSTERS (1974) 5 kappaletta
Maisy School Doll 8" (4 Pk) (1981) 3 kappaletta

Associated Works

Dracula (1897) — Johdanto, eräät painokset36,007 kappaletta, 614 arvostelua
The Ultimate Dracula (1991)eräät painokset495 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Yiddish Folktales (1988) — Kääntäjä — 459 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Family Mashber (1939) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset271 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
The Annotated Dracula (1975) — Toimittaja — 204 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Ultimate Frankenstein (1991) — Selected Filmography, eräät painokset168 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
The Annotated Frankenstein (1818) — Toimittaja — 127 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 3rd Series (1954) — Avustaja — 94 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 4th Series (1955) — Avustaja — 82 kappaletta
Love Stories (1975) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta

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I read the 1979 edition of this book, and I'd highly recommend it as a 1st-read, prior to getting acquainted with some of the Black Lizard publisher anthologies, "The Big Book of Ghost Stories", book by Otto Penzler and 'The Vampire Archives: The Most Complete Volume of Vampire Tales Ever Published", also edited by Otto Penzler. It's wonderful that fans of what I affectionately call "Gothic" writing have hefty sources to refer to. And the stories themselves are timeless.
 
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benbrainard8 | 1 muu arvostelu | Apr 18, 2020 |
 
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ritaer | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 8, 2020 |
last time i read frankenstein was probably 20 years ago. rereading it now, i still love it. this heavily-annotated edition is great for a reread, but i wouldn't recommend it for a first-time reading (too distracting, and too spoilery). i learned a lot more about mary shelley and the context in which the book was written.

also of possible interest is that this edition is based on the original 1818 version of frankenstein. the annotations make note of where the more-widely-read 1831 edition differs significantly.

i have to admit that one of the reasons i like this book so much is that both frankenstein and his creature are so tortured and angsty about the act of creation and about one's own monstrous nature... etc etc. i dig it.
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bunnyhero | Oct 11, 2019 |
A really good collection of vampire fiction, with a high variety of authors and styles. Definitely a book worth sinking your fangs into!
 
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AngelaJMaher | 1 muu arvostelu | Jun 26, 2018 |

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898
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#28,532
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