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Speaking of Dracula...

According to the U.K.’s Guardian, Bram Stoker’s private notebook was discovered recently in an attic by Stoker’s great-grandson, Noel Dobbs, and offers intriguing parallels between it and the fictional journal of Jonathan Harker, chief wimp and weak sister in Dracula. Bram Stoker’s great-grand-nephew, Dacre Stoker, who has written the not-so-immortal Dracula:the Undead, worked to decipher the elder Stoker’s atrocious handwriting with the help of “Dr Elizabeth Miller of the Transylvanian Society of Dracula”. That’s the best part-that “Transylvanian Society” members are uniquely qualified to figure out bad penmanship. It all sounds like much ado about nothing, but I guess we can’t begrudge the relatives of the long-dead Stoker the chance to cash in a little. To read the whole article, click here.
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