Biography for Dracula


Penguin Putnam

Bram Stoker (1847-1912) was born in Ireland and attended Trinity College in Dublin. He joined the Irish Civil Service, then became involved in the theater. He wrote seventeen books.


Maurice Hindle edited Frankenstein and Dracula for Penguin Classics and teaches at the Open University.


Maurice Hindle edited Frankenstein and Dracula for Penguin Classics and teaches at the Open University.


Christopher Frayling teaches at London's Royal College of Art.



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Random House, Inc.
Abraham 'Bram' Stoker (1847 - 1912) was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and joined the Irish Civil Service before his love of theatre led him to become the unpaid drama critic for the Dublin Mail. He went on to act as as manager and secretary for the actor Sir Henry Irving, while writing his novels, the most famous of which is Dracula. Maurice Hindle teaches at the Open University.

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