Biography: Fantasy author, journalist and poet George Sylvester Viereck (1884-1962) was born in Germany, but came to the united States at 11 years of age. He was politically active, editing the magazine The Fatherland, later called American Monthly, and writing the best-selling Confessions of a Barbarian in 1908. In spite of his stated pro-American stance, Viereck was seen as an early Nazi sympathizer and was imprisoned fromn 1942 to 1947.

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  1. The House of the Vampire
    The House of the Vampire
    by George Sylvester Viereck

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    In this early vampire story, we get a look at the inner workings of the immortal mind. Desire is at the heart of a dark quest that ends with an unexpected turn of events. Known as the first gay vampire story, the tale is also one of the first to concentrate on the mind and soul of the creature.

    Category: Vampire Romance

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