The acclaimed author of The Last Greatest Magician in the World sleuths out literature's iconic vampire, uncovering the source materialafrom folklore and history, to personas including Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitmanabehind Bram Stoker's lord of the undead. Praise for Who Was Dracula? aA fantastic, well-documented story.a aLibrary Journal (starred review) a[A] well-researched and entertaining take on Draculaas origin story.a aPublishers Weekly aWho 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 aSan Francisco Book Review aWho Was Dracula? is a book youall want to sink your teeth into.a aaThe Bookworm SezaWhen he sent a copy of Dracula to Prime Minister Gladstone, he added a note: a 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?|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2013-04-04|