Shelf Awareness for Readers for Friday, October 19, 2018


Harper: Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver


International Thriller Writers: G.P. Putnam's Sons: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker


Book Review

Dracul
by Dacre Stoker
and J.D. Barker
ISBN: 9780735219342
G.P. Putnam's Sons
October 2, 2018


an exclusive interview with bestselling authors Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker 
 

Your research for DRACUL led you to uncover a number of interesting facts about the author of the classic novel, Dracula. Can you share some of the mistaken perceptions about Bram Stoker?

Dacre Stoker: Bram Stoker never wrote an autobiography, so much of what people know about Bram may arise out of assumptions based on conjecture. I don’t claim to know everything about Bram, but I do have the advantage of being able to piece together information from multiple documents, some that have been known and others which have recently been discovered. I have had the pleasure of deciphering and co-editing The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker, The Dublin Years with Dr. Elizabeth Miller, and the process allowed me to get to know Bram in a very close and intimate way. I have also had access to Stoker family lore, which was very helpful in our efforts to accurately characterize Bram, his brothers, and sister for our story DRACUL

 Read the rest of the interview here.

 

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