Dracula revived by Stoker descendant

Dracula revived by Stoker descendant

A direct descendent of the author of Dracula has written a prequel to Bram Stoker's classic vampire gothic, drawing on the original journals, notes and scripts of its creator - some of which suggested he believed his story may actually be true. 

The only existing draft of Bram Stoker's Dracula begins on page 102, leaving the first 101 pages of his story a tantalising mystery. Now his great-grand-nephew Dacre Stoker has imagined how the original story might have begun, featuring a young Bram Stoker himself as the protagonist.

Dracul (Bantam), co-written with J D Barker and fully authorised...

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