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  • Bram Stoker

    Bram Stoker did not invent the vampire story, but he popularized it with his classic 1897 novel. In form Dracula is an epistolary novel, told through a series of journal entries, letters, newspaper articles, and telegrams. It begins with lawyer Jonathan Harker's perilous journey to Castle Dracula in Transylvania, and chronicles the vampire's invasion of England, where he preys upon the lovely Lucy Westenra and Harker's fiancee, Mina. Harker and Mina join forces with lunatic asylum proprieter Dr. Seward, Lucy's fiance Arthur Holmwood, Texas man of action Quincey Morris, and Dutch vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing to try and defeat their powerful...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    First published in 1897, Dracula by Bram Stoker has become the standard against which all other vampire stories are compared and the inspiration for countless film and stage adaptations. Indeed, the name 'Dracula' has been synonymous with the undead for at least a century, and the original novel still has the power to chill. Come then to Castle Dracula, hidden in the forbidding peaks of the Carpathian Mountains, where an undying creature of evil casts his sights on unsuspecting England. Voyage on the doomed ship Demeter as it carries a monster out of ancient superstition in search of new life and new blood. Tremble as first one woman, then another succumbs to the unholy thirst of the...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    A blood-thirsty fiend preys upon the city at night.... Can the vampire hunter and his associates defeat the creature before it claims the souls of more innocent victims? Bram Stoker's classic tale of terror is brought to life in this full-cast and lushly-scored adaptation, featuring horror film legend Tony Todd (Candyman) as Count Dracula.Cast: Tony Todd (Dracula), Anthony D.P. Mann (Van Helsing), Steven Spencer (Holmwood), Becca Fryer (Lucy), Dave Hudson (Seward), Nikolas Yuen (Renfield), Richard Boyer (Attendant), Ilke Hincer (Ship's Captain), Robin DeKleine-Stimpson (Beggar Woman), Lisa Mann (Woman in Crowd). Music by Brent...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Dracula begins with the journal of Jonathan Harker, a young solicitor on the way to Transylvania to give information to the mysterious Count Dracula about his new estate in London. Dracula takes the young man prisoner, and Jonathan sees many strange and evil things in the castle before escaping and fleeing into the...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Although Bram Stoker wrote many novels, essays and short stories during his life, the Irish writer is inextricably linked with his infamous vampire novel - Dracula. Many of his writings, like this adapted version of The Judge's House, are eerie accounts between the human world and horrid beings from beyond the grave. The Judge's House recounts the tale of a young student, looking for a remote location to study for his college exams. But the house he rents in the quiet town of Benchurch, delivers much more excitement than he ever could have...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    During a business visit to Count Dracula's castle in Transylvania, a young English solicitor finds himself at the center of a series of horrifying incidents. Jonathan Harker is attacked by three phantom women, observes the Count's transformation from human to bat form, and discovers puncture wounds on his own neck that seem to have been made by teeth. Harker returns home upon his escape from Dracula's grim fortress, but a friend's strange malady - involving sleepwalking, inexplicable blood loss, and mysterious throat wounds - initiates a frantic vampire hunt. The popularity of Bram Stoker's 1897 horror romance is as deathless as any vampire. Its supernatural appeal has spawned a host of...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    The Lair of the White Worm (also known as The Garden of Evil) is a horror novel by Anglo-Irish author Bram Stoker, who also wrote Dracula. It was published in 1911. This book centers on Adam Salton who is contacted by his great uncle in England, for the purpose of establishing a relationship between these last two members of the family. Adam travels to Richard Salton's house in Mercia, and quickly finds himself in the center of some inexplicable occurrences. The new heir to the Caswall estate, Edgar Caswall appears to be making some sort of a mesmeric assault on a local girl. And, a local lady, Arabella March, seems to be running a game of her own, perhaps angling to become Mrs. Caswall....read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic horror novel about a vampire’s search for new blood…Perhaps the most famous vampire story of all time, Dracula is an awesome tale of a thrillingly bloodthirsty vampire whose nocturnal atrocities embody the dark underside of an outwardly moralistic age. As he searches for new prey, desirous to spread the undead curse, Dracula looks toward England. There he is met with resistance from a small band of men and women, led by the intrepid Professor Abraham Van Helsing. Will the people be able to keep the fearsome Dracula from terrorizing their community?This novel is part of Brilliance Audio's extensive Classic Collection, bringing you timeless...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    The vampire novel that started it all, Bram Stoker's Dracula probes deeply into human identity, sanity, and the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterward, disturbing incidents unfold in England-an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck, and a lunatic asylum inmate raves about the imminent arrival of his 'Master' - culminating in a battle of wits between the sinister Count and a determined group of...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters. Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, conventional and conservative sexuality, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Dracula opens the door to the unknown. Do all superstitions have a basis in reality, or are they just folklore? Bram Stoker's Dracula is one of the most feared and most loved tales in literature. From Transylvania to London, the reader explores the dark side of mystery and intrigue riding on the coattails of Dracula's cape, changing from wolf to bat, and living on in the nighttime. Do vampires really exist? Read Dracula and decide for...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    For a century Bram Stoker's Dracula has reigned supreme as the undisputed masterpiece of horror writing. We have all grown up under the shadow of the elegant Count, at once an attractive, brutal and erotic creature of the night. In 1897 Bram Stoker wrote a story expressing the most persistent nightmare of the human condition. Take this opportunity to dream...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Chills race up and down young solicitor Jonathan Harker's spine as he enters the eerie castle of a Transylvanian count. His host, Count Dracula, is a curious creature that becomes enamored with the photograph of Harker's fiancee, Mina. Dracula decides he must find the enchanting Mina and have her as his own. He boards a boat and makes the long journey to find Mina as the ship's crew mysteriously disappears one by one. Van Helsing, called to care for Mina's friend Lucy, senses there is something different about Dracula. Mina is drawn to Dracula's seduction and tries to fight this overwhelming power. But can...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    The Lair of the White Worm (also known as The Garden of Evil) is a horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, who also wrote Dracula. It is partly based on the legend of the Lambton Worm. The book was published in 1911, the year before Stoker's death, with color illustrations by Pamela Colman Smith. In 1988, it was adapted into a film by Ken Russell. (Summary by...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Told in journal fragments that cannot provide any single perspective, Bram Stoker's masterpiece is at the same time intensely romantic and very modern. It unfolds the story of a Transylvanian Don Juan, the aristocratic vampire Count Dracula who preys on damsels, and the mission launched from a lunatic asylum to destroy...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Nine Gothic Horror Tales by the author of...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    This blood-curdling tale of blood-thirsty vampires continues to hold audiences spellbound more than a century after its publication. Summoned to assist with legal matters regarding a real estate transaction, young Englishman Jonathan Harker journeys to the dismal, dreary castle of Count Dracula in Transylvania. The fledgling solicitor is completely unprepared for what he will discover in the days to come-and the horrifying chain of events sparked by his unsettling stay with the mysterious Count. The Dracula mythology has inspired a vast subculture, but the story has never been better told than by Bram Stoker. He succeeds entirely in his aim to terrify. His myth is powerful because it...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Penguin Classics presents Bram Stoker's Dracula, adapted for audio and available as a digital download as part of the Penguin English Library series. Read by the actor Richard E. Grant. 'Alone with the dead! I dare not go out, for I can hear the low howl of the wolf through the broken window' A chilling masterpiece of the horror genre, Dracula also illuminated dark corners of Victorian sexuality. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to advise Count Dracula on a London home, he makes a horrifying discovery. Soon afterwards, a number of disturbing incidents unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby; strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck; and the inmate...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn't invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public's imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross paths with the fanged...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Esta apasionante obra de 1897, escrita en forma de novela epistolar, plasma de modo artístico las investigaciones de Bram Stoker acerca de los vampiros en el folclore europeo. Así vemos como el letrado británico Jonathan Harker emprende una fatigosa jornada hacia la región de Transilvania, en los montes Cárpatos, para dar consejo legal al tenebroso conde Drácula, quien pretende comprar tierras en Gran Bretania como paso inicial de un malévolo plan de dominación del mundo.Una vez allí Harker es tomado prisionero, pero logra escapar salvando así su vida. Poco después el conde arriba a Londres tras un viaje por barco colmado de horrores, y principia su asedio a la bella Mina...read more