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ReadingOver50
The Holmes-Dracula File | Fred Saberhagen
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Sherlock Holmes and Dracula are both trying to stop a group that is experimenting with the plague. But they don't actually connect until the end of the book. The story switches point of view from Dracula to Watson. It was enjoyable and the plot was intriguing but I sill felt something was missing. Individual parts of the story are great, but it didn't add up for me. 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Written in 1978, I remember reading this author when I was a teen.

Twainy Love mash ups, Sherlock Holmes (love the POPs) and Dracula. I have a feeling this book is gonnabe difficult to find 😁 I have a Sherlock/Pinhead book in my TBR stack .... 14h
ReadingOver50 @Twainy Sherlock/Pinhead sounds amazing! 10h
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Jb2003
Dracula | Bram Stoker
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Listened to this book. I liked it, but wasn‘t a great fan of the narrator. Overall, I can see why this is such a classic and I appreciate how the female characters were important for moving the action along and not just side characters.

First book down for #ReadingEurope2020 (Romania). @BarbaraBB @Librarybelle

Librarybelle Great choice for Romania! 2d
BarbaraBB The ultimate Romanian book I think! 1d
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Texreader
Dracula | Bram Stoker
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I spent the morning making thank you notes while watching BBC‘s Dracula on Netflix. @Oryx I‘m happy to say that Netflix picked it up here in the states. I‘m about halfway thru the second episode. And yes I do like Van Helsing very much!!

Crazeedi These are beautiful, so creative, I'm inspired! 1w
Texreader @Crazeedi Thank you! I find it so relaxing! 1w
Oryx Enjoy! Ep 3 is bonkers. Looking forward to hearing what you think 😁 1w
Texreader @Oryx just finished it. Yep. I agree. Absolutely bonkers! I liked it. Did you? 4d
Oryx @Texreader yeah I liked it. It was a good ending. I think a lot of people didn't like the third one. 19h
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Catherine_Willoughby
Dracula and Dracula's Guest | Bram Stoker, David Rogers
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Please aviod #Dracula (2020) from the #BBC as it ribs the original source material to shreds .
As a fan of their modern #Sherlock adaptation , as the tv show takes many known & unknown elements from the Sherlock stories but this tv adaptation of Dracula fails to impress this fan of all things vampire. Warning : Mark Gatiss imposes himself into the cast . I try to meet him in person but he would only meet VIP/ Platinum guests at the conversation 😑

rwmg I've only seen the first two parts but I really enjoyed it. Dracula and Sister Agatha's interactions were great fun 2w
Catherine_Willoughby E3 wasn't really thought out . I wasn't fond of the ending. IMO Dracula 2000 was more scary than this installment . I do have a soft stop for that movie due to my Roleplaying days . 2w
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Oryx
Dracula | Bram Stoker
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Extended Friday night plans - watching Dracula on the BBC - I really like it - mostly for Van Helsing, who is excellent. Anyone else enjoying it?

Tonton On my list! 2w
Texreader Oh I want to watch it! I guess I‘m too late to start at the beginning... 2w
jenniferw88 Dad and I are loving it. I've read the book but Dad hasn't, so it's all new to him. We're going shopping tomorrow - I'm going to try to find a cheap edition for him! 2w
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BookwormM I am loving van Helsing not sure about tonight‘s episode though wondering how they are going to pull it off 2w
emmaturi I want to see it! 2w
Birdsong28 I watched the first ep and thought it was really weird so I didn't carry it on. I have read the book and found that a bit weird as well but I'm not really a horror fan either in book or film or t.v form so that might have a bearing on it. 2w
Oryx @Texreader if you can access BBC iPlayer you should be able to watch it? Not sure how easy that is out of UK though. 2w
Laughterhp I‘ll have to wait for it to come on Netflix in the US! 2w
Cathythoughts Sounds good !! I‘m just reading about Bram Stokers life in Joseph OConnors book 2w
Oryx @jenniferw88 did you find a copy of the book? Really liked the series - even if it was a bit strange. Sister Agatha is my new hero. She's fab. 2w
Oryx @Birdsong28 it got even weirder... But I really liked it. I do like horror though, so that probably helps. 2w
jenniferw88 @Oryx unfortunately no but I'm going to keep looking! 2w
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BarbaraJean
The New Annotated Dracula | Bram Stoker, Leslie S. Klinger
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Belated review... my book club took October AND November to tackle this lengthy classic. I‘m glad I read it, but I was expecting more depth (partly due to a friend‘s recommendation). In the end, it felt like just a straight-up adventure story. But I enjoyed the adventure! The Victorian attitudes & tropes were fascinating—simultaneous victim-shaming & excessive exaltation of female purity! I loved how Stoker used the epistolary format so well. ⤵️

BarbaraJean I started reading this in the annotated version, but quickly found it overwhelming and exhausting. The notes are just SO extensive, and the editor writes the footnotes through a fictional lens of the events having actually occurred, and the papers only having been assembled and edited by Stoker. Which is interesting and kind of fun, but awkward for a first time reader. I finished reading it in a good old reliable Penguin Classics edition.👍🏼 3w
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AriThomas
Dracul | Dacre Stoker
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Just remembered that I had my #jolabokaflodswap box to open🥰 thank you @Alfrazier21 for the beautiful hardcover and all the delicious chocolate! I love it so much ❤️

MaleficentBookDragon 🎅 🤶🎁🎄🍫 📚 Happy #Jolakabodflod 4w
BookieBiker I just came to see if you received your book and chocolates! I sent these to you 🤣😁. I‘m glad you enjoyed them!!! 3w
AriThomas 🤣 my brain went on vacation and completely mixed people up! Thank they are wonderful and I love them🥰 3w
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Sace
Dracula | Bram Stoker
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Oooo....apparently TV Chile produced a telenovela loosely based on Dracula/Vampire lore: Conde Vrolok. It's not high brow but the first episode is entertaining. 🤷‍♀️ #notbookrelated

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Twainy
Fangland | John Marks
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Mehso-so

🎧 meh ... I‘m a little disappointed. It was ok. I guess I was expecting something different. Ever buy a book because of its cover? Guilty as charged. The narration was interesting with multiple actors. It‘s written in the form of a journal, e-mails. Etc. I believe it was too long. Bah humbug. ⭐️⭐️2/3