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Clarimonde:  A Dead Women in Love

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Clarimonde: A Dead Women in Love

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Alternate Title: La Morte Amoureuse
Author: Théophile Gautier
Publisher: Tartarus Press, 2011
Original French publication, 1836

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Horror
Sub-Genre Tags: Vampires
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"La Morte amoureuse" (in English: "The Dead Woman in Love") is a short story written by Théophile Gautier and published in La Chronique de Paris in 1836.

A terrifying tale written in first person. It narrates the story of a young priest, Romuald, who falls in love with a mysterious woman called Clarimonde, a beautiful woman who turns out to be a vampire. He goes through strange experiences after meeting her and she haunts him in his dreams.


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