Lovies, if you’ve seen today’s Google Doodle, you know that Bram Stoker was born on this day, November 8, in 1847. In honor of his birthday, and the landmark 1897 Gothic horror novel that introduced the name “Dracula” to popular culture, here is a lovely little collection of Dracula cover art. You can also read the complete text of Dracula for free online, courtesy of Project Gutenberg.
– “The Vampire” by Madison Julius Cawein
– In Their Eyes, Oracular: 1920′s Vintage Vamp Makeup
– She Held Her Mouth Up Redly Wan: The Vampire Hunter’s Kit
Categories: Fiction, History (Haunted and Otherwise)
Awesome! To me this is the “only” Vampire book!
It really is underappreciated. I hope anyone who hasn’t read it takes advantage of it being up for grabs on Project Gutenberg!
Of course he’d be a Scorpio! I love these. Thanks!
Thanks, Sandee! Your new avatar is fabulous, by the way.
Also worth checking out is The Jewel of the Seven Stars which was filmed as Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb by Hammer and then as The Awakening with Charlton Heston
Wonderful suggestion. I see Jewel of the Seven Stars is available on Project Gutenberg as well – I will be adding it to my reading list!
Another great mummy book is Brood of the Wotch Queen by Sax Rohmer
Thanks for the recommendation – I will put it on the list!
Bram Stoker’s Dracula was on TV last evening (or was it early this morning?) and I thoroughly enjoyed watching it…AGAIN! Gary Oldman was amazing! But I still think the book was better!
It’s true. The 90’s were a good decade for vampire films.
NIce! I’ve got one with the top left sleeve 😀
Ha, wonderful. I have the one with the red bat wings!