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Vikram and the Vampire: Classic Hindu Tales of Adventure, Magic, and Romance

By Sir Richard Francis Burton
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  • VIKRAM AND THE VAMPIRE
    • Classic Hindu Tales of Adventure, Magic, and Romance
      • Edited by his Wife Isabel Burton
    • PREFACE
    • PREFACE TO THE FIRST (1870) EDITION.
    • INTRODUCTION
  • VIKRAM AND THE VAMPIRE
    • THE VAMPIRE'S FIRST STORY — In which a man deceives a woman.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S SECOND STORY — Of the Relative Villany of Men and Women.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S THIRD STORY — Of a High-minded Family.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S FOURTH STORY — Of A Woman Who Told The Truth.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S FIFTH STORY — Of the Thief Who Laughed and Wept.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S SIXTH STORY — In Which Three Men Dispute about a Woman.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S SEVENTH STORY — Showing the Exceeding Folly of Many Wise Fools.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S EIGHTH STORY — Of the Use and Misuse of Magic Pills.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S NINTH STORY — Showing That a Man's Wife Belongs Not to His Body but to His Head.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S TENTH STORY [168] — Of the Marvellous Delicacy of Three Queens.
    • THE VAMPIRE'S ELEVENTH STORY — Which Puzzles Raja Vikram.
    • FOOTNOTES
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