By Bram Stoker,Eleanor Bourg Nicholson
When solicitor's clerk Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania on enterprise to fulfill a mysterious Romanian count number named Dracula, he little expects the horrors this unusual assembly will unharness. hence Bram Stoker's 1897 novel of blood and fervour starts, speedily accelerating from Harker's nightmarish reviews in fortress Dracula to a full-fledged vampiric attack on late-Victorian London itself. the tale, narrated via a set of documents-primarily magazine entries and letters-chronicles the determined efforts of a band of gents to guard the advantage in their women and lay to leisure the traditional chance as soon as and for all.
Often vacillating wildly among the negative and the comedian, Dracula even as brings to existence a bunch of compelling topics: tensions among antiquity and modernity; the powers and boundaries of expertise; the serious significance of female advantage; the adaptation among superstition and faith; the character of evil; and, maybe such a lot compellingly, the advanced courting among historical religion and clinical enlightenment. extra bright than any of its diversified movie diversifications, and over a century after its first book, Dracula nonetheless keeps its sharp chunk.
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