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Dracula (book)

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Dracula is a 1897 horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. - AsNotedIn

3 May. Bistritz. - Left Munich at 8:35 PM, on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning; should have arrived at 6:46, but train was an hour late. Buda-Pesth seems a wonderful place, from the glimpse which I got of it from the train and the little I could walk through the streets. I feared to go very far from the station, as we had arrived late and would start as near the correct time as possible. The impression I had was that we were leaving the West and entering the East; the most western of splendid bridges over the Danube, which is here of noble width and depth, took us among the traditions of Turkish rule.
Bram Stoker, Dracula

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1890/00/00 Bram Stoker Visitor Bram Stoker, with wife Florence and son Noel, holiday for 3 weeks at No 6 E Crescent, Whitby, finding inspiration for 'Dracula' Whitby North Yorkshire
1897/05/20 Bram Stoker Author Although contracts are typically signed at least 6 months ahead of publication, Bram Stoker signs the deal to publish "Dracula" just days before publication. Stoker will not earn royalties until after the first 1,000 copies are sold. Rise of the Gothic Vampire
1897/05/26 A Constable and Co Publisher Bound in yellow cloth and titled in red letters, "Dracula" by Bram Stoker is published in London by Archibald Constable and Company with a retail price of 6 shillings. Rise of the Gothic Vampire

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Particulars for Dracula (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Gothic Fiction genre of decaying settings, medieval locales with dark atmosphere of isolation, mystery and terror
Holiday Halloween October 31st, people dress up as monsters and other characters, children ask for candy by saying 'Trick or Treat', popular party day for adults
Narrative Arts Horror an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust
Narrative Arts Mystery something not understood or beyond understanding
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Narrative Arts Speculative Fiction a genre of fiction that encompasses works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements
Transportation Stagecoach a large closed horse-drawn vehicle used to carry passengers
Social Supper an late meal, typically a light or informal one
Folklore Vampire an undead person that can leave its grave at night and survives on the blood of the living
Animal Wolf a wild carnivorous mammal of the dog family, living and hunting in packs, native to both Eurasia and North America,

Original Language: English

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