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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 orig*****ally published by Archibald Constable and Company. The modern version is Published 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 named Jonathon Harker through to a series of individual accounts that give the reader the understanding ***** how Victorian life and ***** 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 ***** characters during the book.

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

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

So Ok you have read ***** *****, seen the numerous movies ***** 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 and *****s all with *****thing ***** do with big D *****self but not actually starring him.

***** book opens with the travels ***** a young Solicitor 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 has sought the services of Harker'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 ***** face ***** the superstition ***** the region of Transylvania. As the people of the region he is travelling through learn of his travels to Castle Dracula, in t***** Borgo Pass, their fears and worries for ***** increase.

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

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