The House by the Churchyard

Sheridan Le Fanu
The House by the Churchyard - Sheridan Le Fanu

J. Sheridan Le Fanu - Irish author of such classics as the short vampire novel Carmella (reputed to be the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula) and A Chapter in the History of the Tyrone Family (said to be the tale that gave rise to Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights - lived from 1814 until 1873. He wrote all sorts of tales, but he's best remembered as a writer of mysteries and horror. Horrors like this one, The House by the Churchyard - a thrilling, haunting tale that remains in the memory long after the lights go out. Set in Chapelizod in Dublin (where Le Fanu lived for some time) it was an important source for James Joyce's Finnegans Wake.


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Release date: 1863
Genres: horror
Updated: August 24, 2021
Other books by Sheridan Le Fanu
The Cock and Anchor
The Fortunes of Colonel Torlogh O'Brien
Ghost Stories and Tales of Mystery
The Evil Guest
Uncle Silas
Wylder's Hand
Guy Deverell
All in the Dark
Haunted Lives
A Lost Name
The Wyvern Mystery
The Rose and the Key
Chronicles of Golden Friars
Willing to Die
In a Glass Darkly
The Watcher and Other Weird Stories
Madam Crowl's Ghost and Other Tales of Mystery
Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories
Best Ghost Stories of J. S. Le Fanu
The Vampire Lovers and Other Stories
Ghost Stories and Mysteries
The Purcell Papers
Carmilla and 12 Other Classic Tales of Mystery
Three Vampire Tales: Dracula, Carmilla, and The Vampyre7.00
Schalken the Painter and Others: Ghost Stories 1838-61
The Haunted Baronet and Others: Ghost Stories 1861-70
Ghostly Tales
A Stable for Nightmares or Weird Tales