“Dracula is very explicit. That’s what’s so surprising about it.”
Sex in Victorian Literature
Claire Jarvis, Literary Scholar
“Personally, I like to read Dracula as one of the great novels of London. Stoker himself was an Irish immigrant to London. The Count is a central European immigrant to London”
Darryl Jones, Literary Scholar
“Vampirism is a growth industry. Dracula is bigger than Jesus now.”
Andrei Codrescu, Novelist
“When you read the physical description of Count Dracula, he does not resemble the handsome vampires we see on television; rather, he looks like a thug. He has one continuous eyebrow across his forehead, thick hands, pointy teeth and pointy ears.”
The Pioneers of Criminology
Douglas Starr, Science Writer
“It’s a good old-fashioned blood and guts melodrama designed to be frightening.”
Kim Newman, Novelist
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