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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/68277The Blood of the Vampire is a Gothic novel, often compared to Bram Stoker's Dracula and Le Fanu's Camilla. Harriet is a vampire who kills accidentally. She enters a European convent and tries to integrate into society, Victorian and strait-laced. The novel deals with eugenics, race and class and has been praised for its different view of vampires, as suffering from a medical ailmant rather than a supernatural phenomenon. (Summary by Lynne T)
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[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Marryat (Florence Marryat)
[*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Blood_of_the_Vampire
[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 18
[*]Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
[*]Original publication date (if known): 1897
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Genres for the project: Fantastic Fiction/Gothic Fiction
Keywords that describe the book: Europe, race, Jamaica, convent, vampires
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of The Blood of the Vampire. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The Blood of the Vampire, by Florence Marryat. Section Title."
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Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of The Blood of the Vampire, by Florence Marryat."
Filename: bloodofthevampire_##_marryat_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. bloodofthevampire_01_marryat_128kb.mp3)
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MC to select: lynnet
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