Dracula + Dracula's Guest and 3 Other Horror Stories

Bram Stoker

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This carefully crafted ebook: "Dracula + Dracula's Guest and 3 Other Horror Stories" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. 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 relocate from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing, Bram Stoker tells Count Dracula´s relationship with Jonathan and Mina Harker, pursuit by Professor van Helsing and ultimate destruction in the name of love.
Intent on immigrating to England, Count Dracula enlists the services of Jonathan Harker to arrange the purchase of a suitable residence. Intrigued by the young Harker and his beautiful wife, Mina, Dracula sets in motion a series of events that threatens the sanity of all. Widely believed to be the deleted first chapter of Dracula, "Dracula's Guest, " taken from Bram Stoker's collection of short stories, follows an Englishman, presumed to be Jonathan Harker, on a visit to Munich en route to Transylvania.
Despite warnings from his hotelier, the Englishman leaves the safety of his carriage and wanders towards an abandoned "unholy" village. "Dracula's Guest" was originally published and introduced as the "excised chapter" in Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories by Stoker's widow, Florence. Dracula's Guest and Other 3 Weird Stories is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker, first published in 1914, two years after Stoker's death.
The stories in the collection are: "Dracula's Guest", "The Judge's House", "The Burial of the Rats", "A Dream of Red Hands" . About Dracula's Guest: this short novel recounts the travels of an unnamed Englishman who crosses paths with a foreboding wolf-like creature on his way to Count Dracula's castle. A young Englishman is restlessly wandering about Munich before traveling to Transylvania. When he foolishly leaves his hotel and explores a dense forest, he finds a graveyard with an evil ghost, endures a snowstorm, and has a surprising encounter with a wolf.
This volume also includes the novella "The Lair of the White Worm, " a horror story which revolves around Adam Salton, a native Australian invited to England by his only surviving relative, Richard Salton. All seems well until he meets the neighbors and discovers a cruel mesmerist, an enormous kite, a violent woman with unknown designs, and a colossal white worm seeking victims near its pit. Fans of "Dracula" will delight in this fine collection of horror stories by the same author.
  • Date de parution : 14/09/2013
  • Editeur : e-artnow
  • ISBN : 978-80-7484-430-0
  • EAN : 9788074844300
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