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History Matters: Did the ‘Living Dead’ once dwell here in New England?

The Day 20 Jan 2023
This would not be the fictitious Count Dracula as author Bram Stoker did not write that book until 1897 ... But Stoker did base his fictitious tale on actual medical reports that had earlier been recorded. Stoker and many Europeans were familiar with the early 18th century story of Arnod Paole.

Lyric Feature: Inside Marsh's Library, a place of stories

RTE 08 Jan 2023
Soft dappled light gently illuminated the solid oak bookcases that stretched from floor to ceiling, each one lined with leather bound antique books ... The books are still at the same place on the shelves, the desk in the Reader’s Room is still the same one Bram Stoker, Jonathan Swift, James Joyce and Oscar Wilde sat and read at.

Films to watch out for in 2023

The Spectator 02 Jan 2023
Further vampiric chills as Norwegian director André Øvredal (Trollhunter) explores the doomed journey of the ship which carried Count Dracula to Whitby in Bram Stoker’s novel. As we know how this particular part of the book ends (also covered in BBC1’s recent Dracula mini-series), I trust Øvredal can be relied on for a few surprising twists.

Stoker on Stoker: 'Dracula' author's descendant speaks to Kiwanis Club of Aiken

The Post and Courier 09 Dec 2022
“I was home for only 20 days from the second week in August until Thanksgiving,” said the Aiken resident, who is a descendant of the gothic novel’s author, Bram Stoker ... Then Stoker mentioned the following description of a resting Count Dracula that appears in Chapter 4 of Bram Stoker’s book..

Neo-gothic horror: Strega, by Johanne Lykke Holm

The Spectator 30 Nov 2022
The book lies in the shadowlands of great gothic works such as Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Stanley Kubrick’s film The Shining and dons the cape of their classic motifs ... ‘The evil comes from within and the evil comes from without.’ But there is a hopeful tone to the final pages, as the book ends with the ‘pink clouds’ of dawn.

Roughly 300 books banned in 11 Missouri school districts since August

Columbia Missourian 30 Nov 2022
Other materials banned or removed for an indeterminate review period include comic books such as Batman and Scott Pilgrim, as well as illustrated graphic classic series from authors like Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker ... Almost all the books removed in Wentzville are under the category of "banned pending investigation.".

Creative team with Dearborn ties to sign graphic novel at Vault of Midnight

Press & Guide 09 Nov 2022
Still, he was up to the task and focused on the historical aspects of the character, who debuted in 1897’s “Dracula,” written by Bram Stoker ... Ahmed, who was inspired by some of the medieval imagery in Detroit native/Oscar winner Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 film “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” has a caveat about “DRAGON.”.

King Charles is related to Dracula

Killeen Daily Herald 04 Nov 2022
... Impaler - also known as Vlad III, Vlad Tepes and Vlad Dracula - who is said to have been the inspiration for Bram Stoker's fictional vampire ... Bram Stoker's book 'Dracula' was published in 1897 and many believe he used the Vlad mythology to help create his most famous character.

Turns out, King Charles is related to Vlad the Impaler, says Dracula actor Luke Evans

Metro UK 04 Nov 2022
Luke Evans says King Charles told him about a connection to Dracula (Picture. Reuters/REX/Getty) ... It’s said Vlad was the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s fictional vampire ... Supplied) ... Bram Stoker’s book Dracula was published in 1897 and while he never confirmed it, many believe he used the Vlad mythology to help create his most famous character ... More ... ....

Last-minute Halloween books and movies take the focus off all-sweets

The Spokesman-Review 31 Oct 2022
Picture Books ... “Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs” by Caitlin Doughty (technically an adult science book); “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson; “Dracula” by Bram Stoker; “The Historian” by Elizabeth Kostova; “It Came from the Closet” by Joe Vallese; “Dark Archives” by Megan Rosenbloom; and “Jawbone” by Monica Ojeda.

Vampire weekend! Dark and sinister characters descend on Whitby for annual Goth fest in seaside ...

The Daily Mail 30 Oct 2022
Stunning photos show attendees in a wide variety of dark and period dress walking along the cobbled lanes and seafront promenade of Whitby, in North Yorkshire, which inspired Dracula by Bram Stoker ... Goths were also seen relaxing in their signature getups in the town's cafes and pubs, where Bram Stoker sourced ideas for his vampire book, Dracula.

Book Talk: Horror anthology features Ohio locales, Ohio authors

The Alliance Review 30 Oct 2022
Book Talk ... Massillon native Gwendolyn Kiste, author of the remarkable Cleveland-set debut “Rust Maidens,” is one of six contributors who have received the Bram Stoker Award from the Horror Writers Association ... Jess Landry’s short story “Mutter” won the 2018 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Short Fiction. Book Talk. Book Talk ... Book Talk.

From Stephen King’s IT to Rosemary’s Baby… here are eight chilling horror novels to read this Halloween

Belfast Telegraph 29 Oct 2022
Still though, we’ve never finished the end of the book or the film… It by Stephen King (1986) ... Book fact ... What’s booking? Áine Toner has a round-up of new books for your reading list Frightfully good ... Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897) ... Bram Stoker, author of Dracula ... Bram Stoker, author of Dracula ... Latest Books.

These 5 spooky reads from the master of horror will keep you up at night

New York Post 29 Oct 2022
The book was later made into the 1977 film Full Circle starring Mia Farrow ... The novel was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award ... The novel was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award and lauded by The Washington Post as the genius of “two master craftsmen, each at the top of their game.”.

Are Vampires Real? Here's the Truth About the Undead

NBC Bay Area 27 Oct 2022
And while Bram Stoker gets a writing credit, the film is actually based on a 1920s stage play adapted from the Bram Stoker novel and not the book itself ... Bram Stoker’s "Count Dracula" remains the most enduring and in 1992, the book was made into a film starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves.

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