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Dracula

Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Dracula
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Since its publication in 1897, Dracula has continued to terrify readers with its depiction of a vampire possessing an insatiable thirst for blood. This edition includes a first look at the official sequel, Dracula: The Un-Dead, by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt.
Published: New York : Dutton, 2009.
ISBN: 0525951628
9780525951629
Branch Call Number: F STO
Characteristics: 438 p. ;,24 cm.

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This terrifying classic depicts an insatiable vampire and the group of hunters determined to end his existence before he destroys a young woman’s soul.


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Jan 17, 2015
  • wilqser rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Classic novel on my reading list. Written in journal form and letters. Undercurrent of female sexuality, and social and intellectual change, and of the psyche of the mind. A must read for fans of the what the original "Dracula" meant to the author.

Jul 26, 2014
  • ABenoit rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I liked it

Feb 01, 2014
  • Green_Jaguar_44 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I love this book. some of the parts were kind of boring, though. If you get past those, the book is great. Dracula is nothing like hollywood makes it out to be.

Jan 28, 2014
  • JackieFC13 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

it was interesting. It is told from a series of the characters journals which made the story seem more suspenseful. Overall I really enjoyed it. It does tend to go on for a while at parts but that is the style that is was popular in its time.

May 03, 2013
  • KingSalomon rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

(shudder) this book is CrEePy

Feb 21, 2013
  • EleventyOne rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Even if you've seen the various movies, none of them are as good as this wonderful novel from 1897.

Interestingly, it mentions Kodak cameras, which were invented around that time. Also surprising, there are many allusions to Hamlet as well.

Feb 05, 2013
  • danielestes rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Bram Stoker's Dracula is a celebrated classic for good reason. So much in popular culture since its publication over a century ago originates from the creation of this single character—this undead, parasite of the night.

The story itself is a brilliant, wordy mess of journal entries written by forlorn characters desperate to understand an unfamiliar evil. But rather than compulsively turning the pages, you're more likely to wander through the confusion thinking, "What is going on here?" Dracula has its moments—alarming revelations that will chill your bones—but I'd be understating if I said you'll have to slog through a bunch of babble to get there.

Jun 01, 2012
  • busydizzylizzy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The English major in me loves this book. The use of letters, journals, and phonograph recordings to tell the story--delightful!

May 22, 2012
  • jsand67 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

great story! Gave me goosebumps!

Oct 29, 2011
  • Danay rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Perfect. The one classic that started it all, and I can see why.

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Jun 10, 2014
  • Black_Bat_136 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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May 03, 2013
  • KingSalomon rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

KingSalomon thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 13

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Young Jonathan Harker's travels to Transylvania where he meets Count Dracula, a centuries old vampire.

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May 03, 2013
  • KingSalomon rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: throat slashing goushing throats out and much more

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