The familiar figure of Count Dracula -- pale and icy, with sharp teeth, inhuman strength, and a relentless hunger for human blood -- was born in the imagination of Bram Stoker. Where did this seemingly mild-mannered theater manager get the inspiration for such a strange character? Why did it take him six years to write this chilling story? Where is Transylvania and why did Stoker choose it to be Count Dracula's home? To answer these and many other questions, open the cover of this book and enter the world of Bram Stoker, Author of Dracula.