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The story of The Vampire, which is reproduced below, arose in 1816, in a meeting between Lord Byron, Marhiew Lewis, Claire Clairmont, Percy and Mary Shelly and Polidori himself, at Villa Diodati, in Geneva. Inspired by a German book of ghost legends, those present came to a challenge: each had to write a horror story. As a result of this provocation, Mary Shelley developed the plot of Frankenstein, and Polidori the story whose main character, Lord Ruthven, a mysterious aristocrat, is probably inspired by Byron himself.
Duration: 01:16:17 hrs.
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John William Polidori
Reading by: Singers: Luz Angélica Uribe, Ricardo Castrejón, Piano: Mario Alberto Hernández, Voces: Elena de Haro, Mauricio Davison and Mario Fratta.
From 30/01/2020 to 31/12/2021
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