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  • Published: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593203385
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 512
  • RRP: $21.99

Dracula




Like the successful and collectible PUFFIN IN BLOOM collection, this is DRACULA and FRANKENSTEIN like you’ve never seen them before! Deluxe, fresh, creative and collectible, these are classics for those who love to read them and those who want to look like they did!

Jonathan Harker is traveling to Castle Dracula to see the Transylvanian noble Count Dracula. He is begged by locals not to go, because on the eve of St George’s Day, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will come full sway. But business must be done, so Jonathan makes his way to the castle - and his nightmare begins. His beloved wife, Mina, and other lost souls have fallen under the Count’s horrifying spell. Dracula must be destroyed…

Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, and the gothic novel. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television interpretations.

  • Published: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593203385
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 512
  • RRP: $21.99

About the author

Bram Stoker

Abraham 'Bram' Stoker was born in Dublin on 8 November 1847. He graduated in Mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin in 1867 and then worked as a civil servant. In 1878 he married Florence Balcombe. He later moved to London and became business manager of his friend Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre. He wrote several sensational novels including novels The Snake's Pass (1890), Dracula (1897), The Jewel of Seven Stars (1903), and The Lair of the White Worm (1911). Bram Stoker died on 20 April 1912.

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Praise for Dracula

An exercise in masculine anxiety and nationalist paranoia, Stoker's novel is filled with scenes that are staggeringly lurid and perverse... The one in Highgate cemetery, where Arthur and Van Helsing drive a stake through the writhing body of the vampirised Lucy Westenra, is my favourite

Sarah Waters

It is splendid. No book since Mrs. Shelley's Frankenstein or indeed any other at all has come near yours in originality, or terror

Bram Stoker’s Mother

In my opinion Dracula is about how suffocating Victorian times were. The bonus is, you get vampires!

Ryan Adams

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