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

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

Apart ***** the main character of the ***** that is Dracula, who is actually absent from the novel for nearly three quarters of the *****, ********** are several other key figures these are a ***** of people from the middle to higher cl*****sses ***** Victorian society; ***** are Jonathon Harker, Sir Arthur Holmwood (later Lord Godalming) Dr John (Jack) Seward. Quincey P Morris; *****rofessor ***** 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.

T*****e Book Dracula has created many arguments of blood, power, sexual symbolism, political and even magical discussions. The main question that needs to be asked concerning the ***** 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 ***** nearly every aspect of his ***** 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 of ***** book.

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

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

Seen through his Journal, ***** administer and serve from a legal perspective, ***** desires ***** an old man, *****racula, who has sought the services of *****'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 of the region of Transylvania. As the people ***** the region he is travelling ***** learn of his travels to Castle Dracula, in ***** Borgo Pass, their fears and worries for him increase.

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


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