The Real Dracula

From the vampires of folklore, to the blood suckers of Hollywood movies, there is only one character who is so famous he can go by just one name.  Created by Bram Stoker, Dracula is both scary and sexy.  But why are we so fascinated with this iconic creature?  Prize-winning Victorian scholar, and author of, "The New Annotated Dracula," Leslie Klinger, tells us more.  The story has gripped readers since its first publication in 1897.  While the book has been studied by scholars in virtually every academic discipline, none have accepted Bram Stoker’s declaration that the work was based on historical fact.  For the first time, Leslie Klinger examines all of the evidence, both internal and external, and puts it into his new novel.

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