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Dracula was translated into Icelandic in 1901, and it wasn’t until 2014 that anyone noticed this version was actually a significantly different novel with a smaller page count and a lot more sex

Dracula

This article is about the novel. For the character, see Count Dracula. For other uses, see Dracula (disambiguation).

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. It introduced the character of Count Dracula and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy. The novel tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the battle between Dracula and a small group of people led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.

Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, gothic fiction, and invasion literature. The novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film, and television inte… Continue Reading (24 minute read)

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