Dracula

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After discovering the double identity of the wealthy Transylvanian nobleman, Count Dracula, a small group of people vow to rid the world of the evil vampire. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story. Read full review

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I was hesitant to read this because I was afraid it would forever alter my idea of the immortalized Dracula in ways I didn't want it to (because I love my notions of all the original monsters), and ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER PAGE 1 Welcome to Transylvania
7
The Strange Castle
16
Hall of Horrors
31
Friends with Secrets
43
Storm at Sea
53
A Letter at Last
62
The Mysterious Illness
76
A Life to Save
86
Dracula in London
121
The UnDead
134
Vampires
152
A Terrible Accident
166
Mina in Danger
176
On Draculas Trail
191
Back to Transylvania
203
Closing In
217

The Howl of the Wolf
100
Deaths Kiss
110
The Final Battle
226
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About the author (2005)

Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland on November 8, 1847. He was educated at Trinity College. He worked as a civil servant and a journalist before becoming the personal secretary of the famous actor Henry Irving. He wrote 15 works of fiction including Dracula, The Lady of the Shroud, and The Lair of the White Worm, which was made into film. He died on April 20, 1912.

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