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"THE REAL HISTORY OF COUNT DRACULA/AKA "VLAD THE IMPALER"

The fictional vampire “Count Dracula” (from Bram Stokers novel) is one of the most famous villains in history. Countless movies have been made about this character, and in recent times there has been a resurgence of fascination with vampires,from Anne Rice’s novels to the “Twilight” series. 857 more words

Essays

On Portabella's Cuadecuc vampir

In 1970, Spanish filmmaker Jesus Franco filmed his version of Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula. During filming, another Spanish writer-director, Pere Portabella, followed Franco and his crew. 839 more words

Dracula's Castle Is For Sale (Videos)

Travel and Leisure Magazine is announcing that Dracula’s Castle is for sale for $66 million. It’s about two hours from Bucharest, Romania by car. The castle, as described in… 73 more words

Connecticut

An Evening In: Dracula

I have been off in a corner scribbling a novel all over the wallpaper, but now that is done and I’m back to my other important duty of aiding alcoholic bibliophiles. 584 more words

An Evening In

Dracula ~ review

Dracula by Bram Stoker

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I absolutely loved this book despite its contradictions and shortcomings. Unlike the vampires we come across in today’s literature where the authors turn the bloodsuckers into ‘good guys’, Count Dracula is portrayed as pure evil. 145 more words

Reading Room

Greece and Romania – From the Acropolis to Transylvania

At the end of September in 2005 I boarded a Delta Airlines flight to Athens, Greece by way of New York. As I sat in the business class lounge waiting to board the flight to Athens, I joined many other people watching the latest news on hurricane Rita, a category five storm and one of the most powerful to hit the US in a century. 1,941 more words

Adventure