Byron's doctor and as a result was one of the four who, in June
1816 met at Lake Geneva and accepted the challenge to write a
horror story. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was one result, and Polidori was the only other
to complete his story, The Vampyre; a Tale (1819) . It was initially
believed to be the work of Byron.
The Vampyre; a Tale, Sherwood, Neely and Jones
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