Dracula, retold by Chaz Brenchley by Bram Stoker
  

Dracula, retold by Chaz Brenchley

Written by Bram Stoker
Part of the Real Reads Series

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Can love, courage and goodness defeat the evil thirst of a vampire? In this fight to the bitter end, who will live, who will die, and who will be doomed to a living death?

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'It's really scary when he goes in the chapel and finds Dracula looking younger, with bloody teeth.'

This and the other retellings by Real Reads are a fantastic way to introduce young children to some of the best-known and best-loved classics; beautifully presented and skilfully retold (and condensed – 64 pages in total) and illustrated, they are true to the original plot, capture something of the flavour and tone of the original work, while simplifying the narrative and dialogue. They’re primarily aimed for younger readers – 8-13 year olds but are also a great ‘quick fix’ for teenagers and adults.

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Synopsis

Dracula, retold by Chaz Brenchley by Bram Stoker

When Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to meet a client, he little expects the horrors that await him. As guest and prisoner of the sinister Count Dracula, Jonathan is plunged into a terrifying world of ancient evil and unbearable fear, whilst back at home his new wife Mina is concerned about her friend Lucy who grows weaker by the day...

About the Author

Bram Stoker

Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish writer of novels and short stories, who is best known today for his 1897 horror novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known for being the personal assistant of the actor Henry Irving and the business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Bram Stoker
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Publisher

Real Reads

Publication date

30th January 2009

ISBN

9781906230166

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