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Review: Dracula - Bram Stoker

Solicitor Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to meet with Count Dracula, a gentleman who has purchased property in London and wishes to discuss his affairs with his solicitor. 895 more words

Books

Being blessed quote

How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.

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Bram Stoker

Dracula and Horror

As some of you delightful readers may know, I spent this past semester studying abroad in Europe. I spent the first ten weeks in Italy, specifically in Florence. 980 more words

Literature

Giving blood to woman you love

No man knows till he experiences it, what it is to feel his own life – blood drawn away into the veins of the woman he loves. 

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Book Quotes

What we should read and why: The reason that I hate The Lord of the Rings

The Answer

What fiction should you read? Stuff that you enjoy reading.

Why should you read it? Because you enjoy it.

Taking Guidance

I talked in a different post about what the purpose of fiction was and whether authors and writers have a duty to convey messages and ideas in their writing – but I also tried to emphasise the fact that fiction, above all else, is there to be entertaining. 663 more words

Consuming Fiction

10 Fascinating Facts About The Real Dracula

Bram Stoker’s version of Dracula is one of the most timeless monsters in literature, and one of the first examples of a “classic vampire”—elegant, brooding, and with a thirst for human blood. 1,382 more words

Miscellaneous

Sickness and weakness quote

Sickness and weakness are selfish things and turn our inner eyes and sympathy on ourselves, whilst health and strength give Love rein, and in thought and feeling he can wander where he wills. 

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