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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 Published 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 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 ***** 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 of the characters during the book.

Apart from the main character of the book that is Dracula, who is actually absent ***** the novel for nearly three quarters of the *****, there are several other key figures these are a mix of people from the middle to higher classes of Victorian society; these are ***** Harker, Sir Arthur Holmwood (later Lord Godalming) Dr John (Jack) Seward. Quincey P Morris; Pr*****essor ***** 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 Harker 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 main question that needs to be asked concerning ***** book and even the author is what Stoker had in mind when he created this masterpiece. After all t***** ***** i*****self is Stokers' Frankenstein monster, he has taken from ***** every aspect ***** his ***** that has *****en influential to him in some way. From the 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 of ***** Undead. Hey if you are sad enough you probably ***** a plethor***** of vamp films and ***** all with something ***** do ***** big D *****self but not ***** starring him.

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

Seen through his Journal, to administer and serve ***** a leg*****l perspective, the desires of an old man, *****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 of his client he comes face ***** face ***** the superstition ***** the region of Transylvania. As ***** people of the region he is travelling through learn of his ***** to Castle Dracula, in the Borgo Pass, *****ir fears and worries for him increase.

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


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