A story that takes place among the Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania, is extremely satisfying although some say it's chilling effect "leaves us with a sensation of emptiness".
Bram Stoker's Character of Dracula is based on a real life Hungarian prince Vladimir Dracule, also known as "Vladimir the Impaler" (in the book Dracula), mainly because he was known for impaling his enemies among other terrible acts. There are legends of Vladimir (Dracula) inviting all the sick and homeless, and elderly, to a feast in his castle. Seemingly good intentions turned deadly when Vlad locked them in and burned down the hall to solve the problems of hunger and disease.
Dracula by Bram Stoker is written as a series of diary entries, and the entries were compiled after the events had transgressed in order to figure out what had happened. Therein lies one of the great charms of Dracula, the cobbled together stories at times incomplete truly adds to the mystery of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Dracula is truly a Classic. Adults love the book just as do High school readers who have it on their summer reading lists. With all the buzz about vampires, find out how it all started with this Masterpiece. "Bram Stoker's Dracula"
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About the Author
Abraham (Bram) Stoker (1847-1912) is the author of one of the English language’s best-known books of mystery and horror, Dracula. Written in epistolary form, Dracula chronicles a vampire’s journey from Transylvania to the nighttime streets of London and is a virtual textbook of Victorian-era fears and anxieties. Stoker also wrote several other horror novels, including The Jewel of Seven Stars and The Lair of the White Worm.