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Vampires

Vampires are supernatural beings from folklore that survive by feeding off the blood, or life force, of the living. The most famous vampire is the fictional Count Dracula, created by Irish author Bram Stoker.

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 11

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 11 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 10

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 10 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 9

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 9 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 8

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Dracula Chapter 8
DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 8 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 7

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Dracula Chapter 7
DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 7 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 6

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Whitby Dracula Chapter 6
DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 6 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Vampire of Croglin Grange: A Paranormal Guide

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The Vampire of Croglin Grange is one of England's most intriguing blood-sucking tales. PAUL ADAMS, author of Written in Blood: The Cultural History of the British Vampire, looks at the case.

The Other Bram Stoker, a man of many talents

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ANDREW GARVEY looks at Bram Stoker's non-Dracula writing activities

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 5

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 5 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 4

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 6 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Vampire of the Villas Victim Choked on Garlic

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Demetrious Mykicura's fear of vampires lead to his death in the infamous "Vampire of the Villas" case, says PAUL ADAMS

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 3

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 3 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 2

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 2 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

The Road to Transylvania begins here

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DAVID SAUNDERSON begins the task of reading Bram Stoker's Dracula to prepare for his holiday in Transylvania.

Vampire Circus 1972 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews Hammer's Vampire Circus (1972)

The Gorbals Vampire and the Southern Necropolis

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Was The Gorbals Vampire inspired by a children's comic of the 1950s, asks MJ STEEL COLLINS

Vampires and Zombies, Walter Map’s Monsterous Herefordshire

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JON KANEKO-JAMES uncovers the grotesque monsters of Walter Map's medieval Britain

Son of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

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Son of Dracula 1974 is a film 'worse than you could possibly imagine, says reviewer JIM IVERS

Carmilla films: A guide to Sheridan Le Fanu lesbian vampire influence

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Blood and Rose 1960
JIM IVERS takes a look at Carmilla films inspired by J. Sheridan LeFau's vampire classic

Dracula Has Risen From The Grave 1968 REVIEW

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Dracula has risen from the grave review
Dracula has risen from the grave review by RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

Bram Stoker Festival: Dublin’s Alive with the Dead

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The Spooky Isles travelled to Dublin this weekend to attend the second annual Bram Stoker Festival

Vampires discovered in 8th Century Ireland

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ANN MASSEY says the discovery of "deviant burials" in the west of Ireland reveals ancient beliefs in vampires

Taste the Blood of Dracula 1970 REVIEW

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Taste the Blood of Dracula 1970 is one of Hammer's best Dracula sequels, says SIMON BALL

The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

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The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES describes watching his first Hammer Horror, The Satanic Rites of Dracula!

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