✻ [BOOKS] ✯ Dracula By Bram Stoker ❅ – E17streets4all.co.uk Mysterious, gloomy castles and open graves at midnight are just two of the Gothic devices used to chilling effect in this th century horror classic that turned an obscure figure from Eastern European Mysterious, gloomy castles and open graves at midnight are just two of the Gothic devices used to chilling effect in this th century horror classic that turned an obscure figure from Eastern European folklore into a towering icon of film and literature.
He was born Abraham Stoker in at Marino Crescent then as now called The Crescent in Fairview, a coastal suburb of Dublin, Ireland His parents were Abraham Stoker and the feminist Charlotte Mathilda Blake Thornely Stoker was the third of seven children Abraham and Charlotte were members of the Clontarf Church of Ireland parish and attended the parish church St John the Baptist located on Seafield Road West with their children, who were both baptised thereStoker was an invalid until he started school at the age of seven when he made a complete and astounding recovery Of this time, Stoker wrote, I was naturally thoughtful, and the leisure of long illness gave opportunity for many thoughts which were fruitful according to their kind in later years After his recovery, he became a normal young man, even excelling as an athlete he was named University Athlete at Trinity College, Dublin , from which he graduated with honours in mathematics He was auditor of the College Historical Society and president of the University Philosophical Society, where his first paper was on Sensationalism in Fiction and SocietyIn , while employed as a civil servant in Dublin, Stoker wrote a non fiction book The Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland, published and theatre reviews for The Dublin Mail, Dracula Epub ò Cloth a newspaper partly owned by fellow horror writer J Sheridan Le Fanu His interest in theatre led to a lifelong friendship with the English actor Henry Irving He also wrote If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader stories, and in The Crystal Cup was published by the London Society, followed by The Chain of Destiny in four parts in The ShamrockIn Stoker married Florence Balcombe, a celebrated beauty whose former suitor was Oscar Wilde The couple moved to London, where Stoker became business manager at first as acting manager of Irving s Lyceum Theatre, a post he held for years The collaboration with Irving was very important for Stoker and through him he became involved in London s high society, where he met, among other notables, James McNeil Whistler, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle In the course of Irving s tours, Stoker got the chance to travel around the worldThe Stokers had one son, Irving Noel, who was born on December , Bram Stoker died in , and was cremated and his ashes placed in a display urn at Golders Green Crematorium After Irving Noel Stoker s death in , his ashes were added to that urn The original plan had been to keep his parents ashes together, but after Florence Stoker s death her ashes were scattered at the Gardens of RestSee also.
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- 14 February 2019 Bram Stoker