This is one of several titles in Barron's series of Graphic Classics, famous literary works retold in graphic novel form for young readers. Wonderfully atmospheric color illustrations and fast-paced narratives will keep older boys and girls absorbed, and many students will be inspired to delve into the literary classics in their original versions. Count Dracula, the legendary vampire who is Lord of the Undead, departs from his castle in Transylvania and arrives in London, where he begins claiming new victims. Here is one of the most chilling horror tales ever told.
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.