Description - Dracula by Bram Stoker
Graffex" is a new series of illustrated literary classics retold for young readers. Jonathan Harker travels to remote Transylvania to meet the mysterious Count Dracula, only to find that the Count is a bloodsucking monster capable of living for ever. How can his evil plans be stopped? At first he seems invincible, but our heroes win through in the end. This classic horror story is presented as an exciting, fast-paced graphic novel which remains faithful to Bram Stoker's original text - unlike the many later film versions.Specially commissioned full-colour artwork brings excitement and atmosphere to this classic tale. Speech bubbles work with the main text to emphasise and enhance the retelling. A full-colour map allows readers to retrace the routes taken by Jonathan and the Count. An appendix describes the vampire legends of eastern Europe which inspired Stoker, and the real life Romanian prince on whom Dracula's character was partly based. There is a detailed timeline of important discoveries and inventions during Bram Stoker's lifetime, and of other novels and stories which helped to inspire him.There is background information on Bram Stoker's life and work, and a list of film and TV adaptations of "Dracula".
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(259mm x 170mm x 5mm)
Publisher: Salariya Book Company Ltd
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Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in adult education and in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics.