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Dracula - Bram Stoker's Immortal Count, the Modern Anti-Hero and Fallen Angel of Romantic Dreams

Dracula, written by Bram (Abraham) Stoker in 1897, ***** was originally published by Archibald Constable and Company. The modern version is Published ***** Penguin Classics, London. Dracula is set in 1893, 4 years prior to the books published date of 1897, Bram S*****ker takes the reader from ***** journey of a young Solicitor n*****med Jonathon Harker through to a series of individual accounts that give the reader the understanding ***** how Victorian life and ***** classes were supposed to act.

S*****ker has used a mix of narratives using the past tense in ***** form of Journals, diaries, personal letters and recordings collectively assembled by one of the characters during ***** book.

Apart from the main character of the book that is Dracula, who ***** actually absent ***** the novel for nearly three quarters ***** the *****, ********** are several other key figures these are a mix of people from the middle to higher cl*****sses ***** Victorian society; these are ***** Harker, Sir Arthur Holmwood (later Lord Godalming) Dr John (Jack) Seward. Quincey P Morris; Professor ***** Van Helsing. Lucy Westernra, and Wilhemina (Mina) Murray (*****). Other figures that represent a minor but important role within the book ***** Renfield and the three voluptuous creatures called women that Harker is exposed to upon his visit to Castle Dracula.

The Book Dracula has created many arguments of blood, power, sexual symbolism, political and even magical discussions. The main question that needs ***** be asked concerning ***** book and even the author is what Stoker had in mind when he created this masterpiece. After all the book itself is Stokers' Frankenstein monster, he ***** taken from ***** every aspect of his ***** that has been influential to him in some way. From the holidays in Cruden Bay and Whitby to the people in his life ***** became the characters of his book.

So Ok you have read ***** Book, seen the numerous movies and read countless (no pun intended) comics on the Lord ***** the Undead. Hey if you are sad enough you probably have a plethora of vamp films and ********** all with *****thing ***** do ***** big D *****self but not actually starring him.

***** book opens with the travels of a young Solicitor by the name of Jonathon Harker.

Seen ***** his Journal, to administer and serve from a legal perspective, ***** desires of an old m*****, *****racula, who has sought the services of *****'s fir***** of *****s based in Exeter, England to purchase property in London.

Even before Harker reaches the desolate home ***** his client he comes face to face with the superstition of the region of Transylvania. As ***** people ***** the region he is travelling through learn of his travels ***** Castle Dracula, in ***** Borgo Pass, t*****ir fears and worries for ***** increase.

***** out Harker's stay at *****'s castle he be***** witness to the strange and macabre world of

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