Like many early works of genre fiction, this one benefits from the oddness and audacity contained within A short serialized fiction in which the two protagonists may or may not be vampires, con artists, neither or both telling a story about con artists telling a story about vampires Funny and digressive, filled with impossibilities Nonetheless, to focus on these narrative impossibilities is, as the titular Chevalier Tenebre said, the protestation of minds too narrow against truths too broad Featured within is a narrative thinning of the fantastic, such that just before the end the vampires central to the story have been reduced to desperate and common thieves only for the last pages to reverse this, reinvesting the fantastic back into the world. Ce livre contient une histoire de vol et meurtre assez bien m n e En plus il y a un regard moqueur sur les milieux l gitimistes du s conde empire et des interventions de vampire Ce qui manqu ce roman, c est une raison valable de lire Il est un d une insignificance vous couper le souffl F val ne compte pas parmi les grands crivains francais mais il est capable de faire mieux que celui ci. ¾ Knightshade ¾ Two evil, and scheming brothers, that are most likely cursed immortals and may be either vampires, ghosts or demons attempt to seduce, swindle and steal their way through French society in a variety of disguises. Interesting ideas, but the heroes are all very flat and the Brothers just seem evil, for evil s sake. For this to work, the villains needed to go up against heroes as strong as they are written. The Middle Of The Great Hungarian Plain, There Are Two Graves Each Is Covered By A Black Stone, Which Carry Inscriptions In French On The Larger One Jean T N Bre, Chevalier On The Smaller Ange T N Bre, Priest They Are The T N Bre Brothers On Many Occasions, During The Last Four Hundred Years, Those Graves Have Opened, To The Terror And The Horror Of The Surrounding Country The Brothers T N Bre Are The Eternal Adversaries Against Which Trailer ↠´ Knightshade PDF by Æ Paul Féval père Eternal Champions And Thousand Faced Heroes Are Pitched Brian Stableford Paul F Val Was The Author Of Numerous Popular Swashbuckling Novels And One Of The Fathers Of The Modern Crime Thriller Brian Stableford Has Published Than Fifty Novels And Two Hundred Short Stories Knightshade Was Written InAlmost Forty Years Before Bram Stoker S Dracula And Is One Of Three Classic Vampire Stories Also Available From Black Coat Press
About The Author
Paul Féval père
Paul F val fils.Paul Henri Corentin F val, p re, 1816 1887 was the author of popular swashbucklers, such as Le Loup Blanc 1843 and the perennial best seller Le Bossu 1857 He also penned the seminal Knightshade, The Vampire Countess and Vampire City His greatest claim to fame was as one of the fathers of the modern crime thriller Because of its themes and characters, his novel Jean Diable 1862 can claim to be the world s first modern detective novel His masterpiece was Les Habits Noirs 1863 75 , a criminal saga written over a twelve year period comprised of seven novels After losing his fortune in a financial scandal, F val became a born again Christian, stopped writing crime thrillers, and began to write religious novels, sadly leaving the tale of the Black Coats uncompleted.