The Cruel Painter

George MacDonald (1824 - 1905)

This is the story of a daring college student's quest to win the icy heart of a beautiful girl. Unfortunately, the girl is the daughter of a cunning and sadistic master artist, who takes the student as an apprentice with the express intent of torturing the youth with his own hopeless love. The story is set in late 16 century Prague, amid mysterious happenings and the terrifying rumors of a vampire on the loose. ( Summary by Ned Troxel )

Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, Romance, Short Stories

Language: English

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Play 01 1 - Part 1 Ned Troxel
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