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Bram Stoker

From life to death, this prezi captures the inside story of Bram Stoker's entire life.
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Bram Stoker

His Life as an Author
His first book "The Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland" was published in 1879. While in England, Bram also wrote several novels and short stories. His first book of fiction, "Under the Sunset," was published in 1881 although he was best known for "Dracula".
Bram Stoker wrote 12 novels, including Dracula and The Jewel of Seven Stars, and also published collections of short stories. Dracula (1897) was originally titled The Undead.
More than 1000 novels and 200 films have been made about the vampire Dracula.
Stoker went to London as business manager to the great actor Henry Irving of the Lyceum Theater.
Who was Bram Stoker?
Bram Stoker was a famous author who wrote books like Dracula, Dracula's Guest, and The Snake's Path.
Want to Lean More?
William Hughes, Beyond Dracula (Palgrave,

Belford, Barbara. Bram Stoker. A Biography of the Author of Dracula. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1996

Senf, Carol. Science and Social Science in Bram Stoker's Fiction (Greenwood, 2002).

Senf, Carol. Dracula: Between Tradition and Modernism (Twayne, 1998).

Senf, Carol A. Bram Stoker (University of Wales Press, 2010).


His Childhood
Abraham (Bram) Stoker was born November 8th, 1847 in Dublin, Ireland, 15 Marino Cresent, Clontarf. Bram was a weak and sickly child and he spent a lot of time in bed. Growing up his mother told him lots of horror stories which may have affected his future stories.
His Death
Stoker wrote eighteen books before his death in 1912 at the age of 64. After suffering a number of strokes, Stoker died at No. 26 St George's Square on 20th April 1912. It's said that he died of exhaustion.
By the Way...
Extra Facts
The books listed are only a few biographies that were about Bram Stoker. To see more, go to
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/bram-stoker
The Goods and Bads of the Book
All in all, I think that the book was very good. It was exiting and Bram really made this horror filled book come to life. The only thing that bothered me was that the book was so full with details that it dulls the senses. In the first ten pages my interest level went down by 5%, but it gets better when Johnathan Harker meets Dracula. Another thing that I found that I was shocked by, was the inappropriate content between the pages. I know that this book is meant for adults, but some kids ( hint hint ) would like challenges so they turn to this book.
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Katelyn Guy
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