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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 orig*****ally 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 Stoker takes the reader from ***** journey of a young Solicitor n*****med Jonathon Harker through to a series of individu*****l accounts that give the reader the understanding ***** 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 ***** one ***** the characters during the book.

Apart ***** the main character of the book that is *****, who is actually absent from the novel for nearly three quarters of the narratives, *****re are several other key figures these are a mix of people ***** the middle to higher cl*****sses of Victorian society; these are ***** Harker, Sir Arthur Holmwood (later Lord Godalming) Dr John (Jack) Seward. Quincey P Morris; Professor Abraham Van Helsing. Lucy Westernra, and Wilhemina (Mina) Murray (*****). Other figures that represent a minor but important role within the ***** ***** Renfield ***** the three voluptuous creatures called women that Harker is exposed to upon his 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 ***** book ***** even the author is what Stoker had in mind when he created t***** mas*****erpiece. After all t***** ***** i*****self is Stokers' Frankenstein monster, he ***** taken from ***** every aspect of his ***** that has *****en influential to him in some way. From the holidays in Cruden Bay and Whitby to the people in his life who became the characters of ***** book.

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

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

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

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

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