Who Was Dracula?

Who Was Dracula?

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The acclaimed author of The Last Greatest Magician in the World sleuths out literature's iconic vampire, uncovering the source materiala€”from folklore and history, to personas including Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitmana€”behind Bram Stoker's lord of the undead. Praise for Who Was Dracula? a€œA fantastic, well-documented story.a€ a€”Library Journal (starred review) a€œ[A] well-researched and entertaining take on Draculaa€™s origin story.a€ a€”Publishers Weekly a€œWho Was Dracula? chronicles the misadventures of Bram Stoker and his numerous friends and colleagues, both famous and obscure, hoping to unearth the recipe for a truly iconic character.a€ a€”San Francisco Book Review a€œWho Was Dracula? is a book youa€™ll want to sink your teeth into.a€ a€”a€œThe Bookworm Seza€When he sent a copy of Dracula to Prime Minister Gladstone, he added a note: a€œ The book is necessarily full of horrors ... In 1908, two years after the publication of Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving, Stoker contributed a long essay onanbsp;...

Title:Who Was Dracula?
Author:Jim Steinmeyer
Publisher:Penguin - 2013-04-04


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