Dracula by Bram Stoker

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Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters. Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, conventional and conservative sexuality, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many theatrical, film and television interpretations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

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The 136th greatest fiction book of all time


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  1. - 59th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  2. - 120th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  3. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  4. - Great Books (The Learning Channel)
  5. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
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  7. - The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (Easton Press)
  8. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
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  10. - 50 Books to (Re-)Read at 50 (nextavenue)

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