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J. Sheridan Le Fanu (1814–1873) was the premier ghost story writer of the 19th century and had a seminal influence on the development of this genre in the Victorian era. His best-known works are the novel Uncle Silas and the novella Carmilla, a lesbian vampire story which greatly influenced Bram Stoker. Robert Giddings is an eminent literary critic who reviews for such publications as the Guardian, the New Statesman, and the Sunday Times.Review:
"The master of mystery and horror." —Dorothy L. Sayers
"He succeeds in inspiring a mysterious terror better than any other writer." —M. R. James, author, Casting the Runes
"The Simenon of the peculiar." —V. S. Pritchett, author, London Perceived
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