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The Castle in Transylvania

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The Castle in Transylvania

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Alternate Title: The Castle in the Carpathians
Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Melville House, 2011

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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction / Horror
Sub-Genre Tags: Mundane SF
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Back from the dead: the first ever zombie story

Before there was Dracula, there was The Castle in Transylvania. In its first new translation in over 100 years, this is the first book to set a gothic horror story, featuring people who may or may not be dead, in Transylvania.

In a remote village cut off from the outside world by the dark mountains of Transylvania, the townspeople have come to suspect that supernatural forces must be responsible for the menacing apparitions emanating from the castle looming over them.

But a visiting young count scoffs at their fears. He vows to liberate the villagers by pitting his reason against the forces of superstition--until he sees his dead beloved walking the halls of the castle....


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The Castle in Transylvania

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