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  • Published: 18 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241256596
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $39.99

Dracula (Faux Leather Edition)

Design by Coralie Bickford-Smith


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Bram Stoker's chilling masterpiece, now in a beautiful new hardcover edition.

Part of a special set of 10 hardcover classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, that innovatively use foil and a special new binding material to create a highly collectible set.

When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, he makes a series of horrific discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, various bizarre incidents unfold in England: an apparently unmanned ship is wrecked off the coast of Whitby; a young woman discovers strange puncture marks on her neck; and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the 'Master' and his imminent arrival. In Dracula, Bram Stoker created one of the great masterpieces of the horror genre, brilliantly evoking a nightmare world of vampires and vampire hunters and also illuminating the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire.

  • Pub date: 18 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241256596
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $39.99

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 (Faux Leather Edition)

“One of the most powerful horror tales ever written”

Malcolm Bradbury


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