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How the Muslims Killed Dracula

Author’s Note 10-10-2014: I wrote “How the Muslims Killed Dracula” in 2010 in hopes of telling the little known story of an unsung hero, Radu cel Frumos the Voivod and warrior of Wallachia who led the battle against the genocidal mania of his own brother, Vlad Ţepeş, known in infamy as Dracula. 3,705 more words

Jahilliya Times

October 31, 1897 The Real Dracula

In modern Romanian, “Dracul” means “The Devil”.  In the old language, it meant “the Dragon”, the word “Dracula” (Drăculea) translating as “Son of the Dragon”. Count Dracula, favorite of Halloween costume shoppers from time immemorial, has been with us since the 1897 publication of Bram Stoker’s novel, of the same name. 1,189 more words

Book Review: 'Dracula' by Bram Stoker

I usually advocate for reading classics. Most classics are classics for good reason (though I will admit, I wonder about some of them). Some of my favorite stories are classics. 517 more words


Dracula by Bram Stoker

It’s almost Halloween, so of course this week’s Feature Cover Friday has to be something creepy! And so I’ve chosen my particularly creepy edition of Bram Stoker’s  266 more words

Feature Cover Friday

ICHF: Count Dracula Part 1

Count Dracula needs no introduction, but I’m going to give him one anyway. He is one of the most iconic characters of all time, debatably the first supervillain in literature, and the most famous vampire ever created. 700 more words

Creepy Columns

Dracula: The Grandfather of All Vampires

Long before Stephenie Meyer gave us Edward and Bella of the Twilight saga and long before vampires even considered keeping a diary there was the granddaddy of all vampires, Dracula. 596 more words


A Sheffield Girls Guide to Whitby ... #draculacountry

You all know of my love affair with the North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby. I mean if you don’t where have you been? … I’ve mentioned it enough over the years. 1,133 more words

Ladies Who Lunch