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Vampire Stories

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Published by Dutton Books .
Written in English


  • Horror & ghost stories,
  • Short stories

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages640
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8990646M
ISBN 101854710060
ISBN 109781854710062

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