Dracula

Paperback

Published Sept. 30, 2014 by TEXAS BOOK.

ISBN:
9781785996269

View on OpenLibrary

4 stars (48 reviews)

It tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.

274 editions

reviewed Dracula by Bram Stoker

Even if you think you know Dracula, this still holds up!

4 stars

I had never given classic horror a go before, but this one was a pleasant surprise. The original Dracula story was something I thought I knew, elements like Dracula’s castle and the power possessed by that monster make an appearance here, but despite what you might expect of the original vampire, the book is still filled with great characters and moments that were truly nerve-wracking.

I couldn’t help but read faster and faster at times where the tension raised up, hoping for it to end when it was only getting worse. But its not all bad, there is always hope, and the determination of the characters to defend their loved ones and the future of humanity from the reign of the un-dead, is just great, but a few moments of old English were a little hard to read.

I listened to different audiobooks while reading, which was quite atmospheric too. …

Review of 'Dracula' on 'Goodreads'

2 stars

The beginning was interesting enough. Jonathan Harker was a character I felt like I could follow. Once Dracula launched into his playful torture, I was excited and had high hopes for the story. But alas, Dracula is more of a presence than he is present in this story. I understand the whole thing is supposed to be about paranoia. I understand it, yet I detest it. Dracula is such a witty character and for him to be actually present for so little of the story bothers me to no end. Instead, we get to follow way too many characters which more or less serve the same purpose. We also get to read everything three times over since this book is not at all concerned with dulling out the reader with perpetual, senseless, and borderline indecent repetition. At least reading all of it was somewhat bearable considering the style is digestible …

avatar for meqif

rated it

4 stars
avatar for ovocie
Jay

rated it

5 stars
avatar for merkaba

rated it

5 stars
avatar for milosh

rated it

4 stars
avatar for Jotizf

rated it

3 stars
avatar for Beldam

rated it

5 stars
avatar for mondayxius

rated it

4 stars
avatar for Elspeth

rated it

4 stars
avatar for dead10ck

rated it

3 stars
avatar for fionnain

rated it

2 stars
avatar for amanda

rated it

3 stars
avatar for quirk

rated it

3 stars
avatar for wilw

rated it

3 stars
avatar for felubra

rated it

5 stars
avatar for james

rated it

3 stars
avatar for Westernesse

rated it

4 stars
avatar for jtimon

rated it

3 stars
avatar for jtimon

rated it

3 stars
avatar for moopet

rated it

4 stars
avatar for WishingWalrus

rated it

3 stars
avatar for souzadan

rated it

2 stars
avatar for octo

rated it

5 stars
avatar for betolima

rated it

3 stars
avatar for ElectricDryad

rated it

3 stars
avatar for jsanz

rated it

5 stars
avatar for phocks@book.dansmonorage.blue

rated it

5 stars
avatar for ArchivalOwl

rated it

3 stars
avatar for fjordic

rated it

3 stars
avatar for Keeh

rated it

4 stars
avatar for tertullian123

rated it

2 stars
avatar for Paul

rated it

4 stars
avatar for writh

rated it

5 stars
avatar for factolvictor

rated it

5 stars
avatar for Hannes

rated it

3 stars
avatar for Ellemir

rated it

4 stars
avatar for k_purpose

rated it

4 stars
avatar for fynh

rated it

5 stars
avatar for astroMD

rated it

5 stars
avatar for windchime

rated it

4 stars
avatar for Kyrylys

rated it

2 stars
avatar for jzacsh

rated it

5 stars