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Dracula - (Penguin Classics) by Bram Stoker (Paperback)

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  • Bram Stoker's peerless tale of desperate battle against a powerful, ancient vampire When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client's castle.
  • About the Author: Abraham 'Bram' Stoker (1847 - 1912) was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and joined the Irish Civil Service before his love of theatre led him to become the unpaid drama critic for the Dublin Mail.
  • 560 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Classics
  • Series Name: Penguin Classics

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About the Book



This is a completely revised edition of Bram Stoker's masterpiece of horror featuring the bloodthirsty count.



Book Synopsis



Bram Stoker's peerless tale of desperate battle against a powerful, ancient vampire

When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client's castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents unfold in England: a ship runs aground on the shores of Whitby, its crew vanished; beautiful Lucy Westenra slowly succumbs to a mysterious, wasting illness, her blood drained away; and the lunatic Renfield raves about the imminent arrival of his 'master'. In the ensuing battle of wills between the sinister Count and a determined group of adversaries - led by the intrepid vampire hunter Abraham van Helsing - Bram Stoker created a masterpiece of the horror genre, probing into questions of identity, sanity and the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire.

For this completely updated edition, Maurice Hindle has revised his introduction, list of further reading and notes, and added two appendices: Stoker's essay on censorship and his interview with Winston Churchill, both published in 1908. Christopher Frayling's preface discusses the significance and the influences that contributed to his creation of the Dracula myth.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.



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"Those who cannot find their own reflection in Bram Stoker's still-living creation are surely the undead."



About the Author



Abraham 'Bram' Stoker (1847 - 1912) was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and joined the Irish Civil Service before his love of theatre led him to become the unpaid drama critic for the Dublin Mail. He went on to act as as manager and secretary for the actor Sir Henry Irving, while writing his novels, the most famous of which is Dracula.

Maurice Hindle teaches at the Open University.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.92 Inches (H) x 5.08 Inches (W) x .88 Inches (D)
Weight: .77 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 560
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics
Series Title: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Group
Format: Paperback
Author: Bram Stoker
Language: English
Street Date: April 29, 2003
TCIN: 11339142
UPC: 9780141439846
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-7040
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.88 inches length x 5.08 inches width x 7.92 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.77 pounds
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