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Dracula's Guest

By: Bram Stoker
Published By: Double9 Books
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Bram Stoker wrote a short story named "Dracula's Guest." A young Englishman is followed in "Dracula's Guest" as he travels to Transylvania. The young guy subsequently leaves his carriage and walks off, disregarding the hotel owner's advice to arrive on time. After a few hours, it starts to snow as he approaches a barren valley; as a dark storm intensifies, he seeks refuge in a forest of cypress and yew trees. Soon, the moonlight reveals his location as a cemetery, and he finds himself in front of a marble tomb with a huge iron spike embedded in the roof. The Englishman's problems are still far from over. As he slowly comes to his senses after the ordeal, he experiences a feeling of disgust that he associates with a warm sensation in his chest and the licking of his throat. The horsemen who first discover the Englishman unconscious in a tomb describe him as an animal that is "a wolf-and yet not a wolf." Additionally, they observe that blood is on the tomb while his neck is unblooded. When the men later return the Englishman to his hotel, they tell him that it was none other than his eager host Count Dracula who had sent a telegram warning the Maître d'hôtel of "dangers from snow and wolves and night."
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Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker was born on 8 November 1847 in Dublin, Ireland. His parents were Abraham Stoker and Charlotte Mathilda Blake Thornley Stoker. Up to seven years of age, Stoker was bedridden but after full recovery he performed well. He studied in Trinity College, completed his graduation with honors. Due to good academic performance, like his father he became a civil servant. Stoker also began writing for a local newspaper, the Dublin Evening Mail. Stoker's short stories 'The Crystal Cup' was published in 1872. After 10 years he left the job of civil servant, he wanted to devote more time on writing. His friendly relations with actor Sir Henry Irving forced him to become his personal assistant and also acquire a management position in famous Lyceum Theatre in London. In 1875, Stoker's first novel, 'The Primetime Path' was published. In 1897, his masterpiece creation Dracula was published, although it gained fame after his death. Dracula has become one of the most sensational thriller, it is widely adapted for films, comics, short stories and plays. In his last days he faced serious health problems and died on 20 April 1912. His notable works - Under the Sunset, The Snake's Pass, Miss Betty, The Mystery of the Sea, The Jewel of Seven Stars, The Lair of the White Worm, Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 144 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356569118
  • ISBN-13: 9789356569119
  • Item Weight: 172.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.32 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Horror, Fiction / Gothic