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

*****, written by Bram (Abraham) Stoker in 1897, ***** was originally published by Archibald Constable and Company. The modern version is Publ*****hed by 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 the form of Journals, diaries, personal letters and recordings collectively assembled by one ***** ***** characters during the book.

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

The Book ***** has created many arguments of blood, power, sexual symbolism, political and even magical discussions. The ***** question ***** needs to be asked concerning ***** ***** ***** 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 nearly every aspect of his life that has *****en influential to him in some way. From ***** holidays in Cruden Bay and Whitby to the people in his life ***** became the characters ***** his book.

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

The book opens with the travels of a young Solicitor by the n*****me of Jonathon Harker.

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

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

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


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