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Questions about the Gothic novella 'Carmilla' (1871–72) by Sheridan Le Fanu. Use this tag with the [sheridan-le-fanu] tag.

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What does the word 'Avernus' mean in Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu?

Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu, Chapter 7: The first change I experienced was rather agreeable. It was very near the turning point from which began the descent of Avernus. On Wikipedia it says ...