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  • Bram Stoker

    Este Relato de terror, dramatizado como audiolibro en español, convierte en verdadero placer el escuchar la lectura. Te aconsejamos que lo escuches  en un viaje corto, paseando, o simplemente de forma atenta y en silencio, porque joyas con este brillo no nos iluminan a menudo.Johann no hace más que repetir con los ojos desorbitados:        - Walpurgis Nacht.Está claro que el pobre está demasiado influenciado por la ignorancia y las supersticiones locales. ¿o no...?El caso es que cuando paseaba bajo los rayos del sol por la verde campiña de los alrededores de Munich, no podía imaginar que íbamos a entrar en otro mundo completamente distinto, donde la penumbra iba a dominar a...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager) stars as Jonathan Harker with David Suchet (Poirot) as Dracula in Liz Lochhead and John Foley's powerful BBC radio adaptation of the classic novel by Bram Stoker. When solicitor Jonathan Harker sets off for Transylvania to sell the mysterious Count Dracula a Gothic mansion, his bride-to-be Mina begs him to stay – to no avail. But on arrival at Dracula's castle, deep in a black forest surrounded by wolves, Harker wishes he had listened to his fiancée. The Count is welcoming but unnerving, and his castle oppressive. Plagued by nightmares, Harker soon longs to leave... Back in Whitby, Mina is increasingly worried. She has heard nothing from...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

  • Bram Stoker

    "Meet the Vampires who started it all – the original Count Dracula, and his older female counterpart Carmilla – brought to compelling new life by Clive Hayward and Alison Larkin. Le Fanu’s tortured, powerful female vampire, Carmilla, has been terrifying generations with its themes of lesbian attraction, forbidden and dangerous desires, manipulation and misdirection. And Dracula, written 26 years later, locked in many of the vampire-lore conventions that modern fantasy writers still embrace. Hayward and Larkin offer delicious new readings of these blood-chilling tales. Followed by a conversation by Clive Hayward and Alison...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is narrated by Mark Gatiss, who also wrote the screen play for the critically acclaimed BBC adaptation. Gatiss has also had an extensive acting career including roles in Sherlock, which he wrote alongside Steven Moffat, The League of Gentlemen and Wolf Hall. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, he makes a series of horrific discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, various bizarre incidents unfold in England: an apparently unmanned shipis wrecked off the coast of Whitby; a young woman discovers strange puncture marks on her neck; and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves...read more

  • Bram Stoker

    'Dracula' is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, leading to a battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing. 'Dracula' has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Presented by actor author, Geoffrey Giuliano Dracula is the now classic 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. It introduced the fearsome Count Dracula, and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasies. The novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and a woman led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing. For everyone interested in the history, art, and cultural significance of classic literature here is a once in a lifetime, must have audio event. Perfect for universities and all educational media. ...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 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

    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

    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

    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