In a world that has become populated by hunky, teenaged
bloodsuckers with a penchant for sparkling, this reviewer finds it
very refreshing to go back to a time when vampires were of a charming
nobility and still possessed an air of mystique and utter horror.
Dracula is just the fix I need, providing an engaging adventure
story set to the tone of the moody European Gothics. While it is not
free from faults, this novel is a seminal piece of literature for
serious fans of vampires, whether they be Edward Cullen or Max