Creating a monster
Science was going gangbusters in the Victorian era, transforming society and thought at an unprecedented speed. But how did this influence the creation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, perhaps the most adapted work of literary fiction? Caomhan Keane takes a bite out of the legend
Having written the second highest-selling book of all time (after the Bible) Bram Stoker is renowned for putting the vampire front and centre in the nightmares of generations of horror seekers since the book was first published in 1897.
This country is not short of celebrations for Clontarf’s much-heralded son - the Bram Stoker Festival runs in the capital all next weekend, while on November 10 a conference will take place in his mother’s native Sligo,...
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