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From the shadow of Dracula

a life of Bram Stoker

by Murray, Paul

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.,
    • Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.,
    • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Dracula, Count (Fictitious character),
    • Theatrical managers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Horror tales -- Authorship.,
    • Theaters -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-328) and index.

      StatementPaul Murray.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6037.T617 Z78 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 340 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3465668M
      ISBN 100224044621
      LC Control Number2005440154


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