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Dracula (Penguin Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780141439846
ISBN10: 014143984x
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The vampire novel that started it all, Bram Stoker's Dracula probes deeply into human identity, sanity, and the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterward, disturbing incidents unfold in England—an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck, and a lunatic asylum inmate raves about the imminent arrival of his "Master"—culminating in a battle of wits between the sinister Count and a determined group of adversaries.

@BleedingGums A damsel is bleeding from her ears and eyes! She’s afraid of the sun! Like a ginger!

We must sort this out. She may be a vampire, but I can’t tell the father. He wonders if her ‘lady times’ are just out of control.

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When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with a house purchase, he makes horrific discoveries about his client. Bram Stoker's classic novel created one of the great masterpieces of the horror genre, and evokes a nightmare world of vampires and vampire hunters.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [xl]-xlv).

About the Author

Bram Stoker (1847-1912) was born in Ireland and attended Trinity College in Dublin. He joined the Irish Civil Service, then became involved in the theater. He wrote seventeen books.

Maurice Hindle edited Frankenstein and Dracula for Penguin Classics and teaches at the Open University.

Maurice Hindle edited Frankenstein and Dracula for Penguin Classics and teaches at the Open University.

Christopher Frayling teaches at London's Royal College of Art.

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lukas, December 4, 2008 (view all comments by lukas)
As Vampire fever sweeps the country like a swarm of rapid bats, what better time to revisit (or read for the first time) the most influential of all Vampire novels? Written towards the end of the 19th century the Irish-born Bram Stoker's "Dracula" is both an adventurous horror story and a hotbed of Victorian anxieties about sex, death, and foreigners. Composed entirely of letters and diaries, "Dracula" is both startling modern in its approach, but also has the texture and feel of an ancient legend. So put down "Twilight" and rediscover the source that launched so many movies and imitators. It doesn't suck!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780141439846
Editor:
Hindle, Maurice
Preface:
Frayling, Christopher
Preface by:
Frayling, Christopher
Preface:
Frayling, Christopher
Editor:
Hindle, Maurice
Author:
Stoker, Bram
Author:
Hindle, Maurice
Author:
Frayling, Christopher
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Horror fiction
Subject:
British
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Vampires
Subject:
Dracula, count (fictitious character)
Subject:
Transylvania
Subject:
Gothic novels
Subject:
Romanians.
Subject:
Dracula, Count
Subject:
Gothic fiction
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
no. 85
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
7.92x5.08x.88 in. .77 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 560 pages Penguin Books - English 9780141439846 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with a house purchase, he makes horrific discoveries about his client. Bram Stoker's classic novel created one of the great masterpieces of the horror genre, and evokes a nightmare world of vampires and vampire hunters.
"Synopsis" by ,

3 CDs, 3 hours

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [xl]-xlv).
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