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Jonathan Harker, an English businessman, must go to Count Dracula's castle in Transylvania to make him sign a contract for buying a house in London. But as the days pass in the castle Jonathan realises that he has been trapped by the count and that most of the castle's doors are locked. One night, Harker sees the count crawling on the vertical wall of the castle and realises that Dracula is not human, but some kind of an evil creature. Jonathan jumps from the window of the castle to escape. Luckily, he is found by a couple of Romanian nuns and his life is saved. He marries his fiancÚ Mina and returns to London.
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Jonathan has completely forgotten about the events he has witnessed in Transylvania but his wife finds the diary he had been keeping in the count's castle. The two must, with the help of their friends Dr Seward and Dr Van Helsing, destroy the evil beast before it destroys them.

The review of this Book prepared by Bogdan Zaman Morariu

Johnathan Harker is a solicitor from England who is on a business trip to meet the eccentric Count Dracula in Transylvania. After staying a couple of months, Harker discovers a terrifying secret about the Count. After escaping, Harker and four other men must find and destroy Dracula before he harms his fiance.
The review of this Book prepared by Josh Nelson

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   scarey (primal ax-wielding fear) Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   vampires Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   general past Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths    -   explicit references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   licking How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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