Abraham "Bram" Stoker was born on November 8th, 1847 and published his world renowned vampire novel, Dracula, at the age of fifty in 1897. As today is the anniversary of this prolific author's birth, we are celebrating with a list of the thirteen best quotes from his most famous gothic novel.
Take a bite out of this week's TBT with Bram Stoker's 'Dracula.' Featured in over 200 movies, read on to learn more about the most-famous vampire in literary and cinematic history.
These board games are just what book lovers need to get immersed in their favorite stories. Go check these out for a new and unique literary experience!
What makes Dracula so iconic? Is it the many, many adaptations, or is it the fact that Dracula, and vampirisim itself, stay so relevant because they reflect societal fears?
There isn’t enough of the Castlevania anime, and there aren’t enough Castlevania memes, but I’m here to at least bring you a few.
Image via Know Your Meme
Me In Class
Image via Reddit
I first rejected this as being barely a joke. The bell part is the only part that connects! But I just kept thinking about it. I’ve laughed in class because I’ve randomly remembered a meme. People do not appreciate it. He’s a bell. Look at his face. Really an underappreciated meme, even by me.
Curses Can Be Flirting
Image via Pinterest
You know, honestly? Any one of these three could seduce me with their history knowledge. Obviously Alucard lived some of it, and Sypha reads so many books. They should be writing the history books, not just talking about them. And what an opening line. Hi, want to hear about my history book? Girl, yes. I really really do.
They Support It?
Image via Ali’s Cringe Den
This never really made sense to me. Like, ok. Dracula is kind of a nihilist, so I can see why he’d want this. But what about the humans? Like, it tried to give them pretty good motivation, but it still seems like they’ll be killed, just, like, last. And what about the vampires who help him? What in the world do they think they’re gonna eat when there are no humans? How did Drac get people on this wagon in the first place?
Image via Tumblr
Okay, so obviously I’m Sypha, but I’m just her in general. We STAN a magic nerd, I swear. Like, if I could choose between that and being like, a knight or whatever, or being a vampire, you know what I’m choosing. Did I just out myself as the kind of person who always plays a mage? Whatever, it’s true. All of these are entire moods, though.
Bookstr is community supported. If you enjoy Bookstr’s articles, quizzes, graphics and videos, please join our Patreon to support our writers and creators or donate to our Paypal and help Bookstr to keep supporting the book loving community.
Become a Patron!
Featured image via Reddit 2