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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, and 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 the journey of a young Solicitor named Jonathon Harker through to a series of individu*****l accounts that give the reader the understanding of how Victorian life and how classes were supposed to act.

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

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

T*****e Book Dracula has created many arguments of blood, power, sexual symbolism, political and even magical discussions. The ***** question that needs to be asked concerning the book ***** even the author is what Stoker had in mind when he created this masterpiece. After all t***** book i*****self is Stokers' Frankenstein monster, he has taken from nearly every aspect ***** his ***** that ***** 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 ***** *****, seen the 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***** ***** vamp films ***** books all with *****thing ***** do ***** big D *****self but not actually starring him.

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

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

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

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

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