Dracula

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Count Dracula has inspired countless movies, books, and plays. But few, if any, have been fully faithful to Bram Stoker's original, best-selling novel of mystery and horror, love and death, sin and redemption. Dracula chronicles the vampire's journey from Transylvania to the nighttime streets of London. There, he searches for the blood of strong men and beautiful women while his enemies plot to rid the world of his frightful power.Today's critics see Dracula as a virtual textbook on Victorian repression of the erotic and fear of female sexuality. In it, Stoker created a new word for terror, a new myth to feed our nightmares, and a character who will outlive us all.
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9780143106166
9780553212716
9780316145893
9780141439846
9780062198914
9780812523010
9780142419168
9781593080044
9781620114605
9781402523014
9780451530660
014143984
9781483088570
9780789414892
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990L
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auth_author2 Adams, Susan, Cloonan, Becky., Hindle, Maurice., Humphries, Tudor,, Kostova, Elizabeth., Spencer, Alexander,
author Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912,
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display_description Overview: The punctured throat, the coffin lid slowly opening, the unholy shriek as the stake pierces the heart-these are just a few of the chilling images Bram Stoker unleashed upon the world with his 1897 masterpiece, Dracula. Inspired by the folk legend of nosferatu, the undead, Stoker created a timeless tale of gothic horror and romance that has enthralled and terrified readers ever since. A true masterwork of storytelling, Dracula has transcended generation, language, and culture to become one of the most popular novels ever written. It is a quintessential tale of suspense and horror, boasting one of the most terrifying characters ever born in literature: Count Dracula, a tragic, night-dwelling specter who feeds upon the blood of the living, and whose diabolical passions prey upon the innocent, the helpless, and the beautiful. But Dracula also stands as a bleak allegorical saga of an eternally cursed being whose nocturnal atrocities reflect the dark underside of the supremely moralistic age in which it was originally written - and the corrupt desires that continue to plague the modern human condition
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title_display Dracula
title_full Dracula, Dracula / by Bram Stoker ; abridged from the original ; illustrated by Tudor Humphries, Dracula [classic] / Bram Stoker ; edited with an introduction and notes by Maurice Hindle ; preface by Christopher Frayling, Dracula [eBook] Stoker, Bram., Dracula [electronic resource] Stoker, Bram., Dracula [sound recording] / by Bram Stoker
title_short Dracula
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