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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 ***** Archibald Constable ***** 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 Stoker 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 of 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 the book.

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

The Book Dracula has created many arguments of blood, power, sexual symbolism, political and even magical discussions. The main question ***** needs to be asked concerning ***** book ***** even the author is what Stoker had in mind when he created t***** mas*****erpiece. After all the book itself is Stokers' Frankenstein monster, he has taken from nearly 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 who became the characters ***** ***** book.

So Ok you have read the Book, seen the numerous movies ***** read countless (no pun intended) comics on the Lord of the Undead. Hey if you are sad enough you probably ***** a plethor***** ***** vamp films and ********** all with something ***** do with big D himself 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 leg*****l perspective, the desires ***** an old m*****, *****racula, who ***** sought the services of *****'s firm of Solicitors based in Exeter, England to purchase property in London.

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

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


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