Dracula key quotes and critics

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Dracula by Bram Stoker - published 1897

An epistolary and polyphonic novel

Key Quotes

Chapter 1:

"The extreme East of the country"

"It seems to me that the further East you go the more unpunctual are the trains"

"Your friend, Dracula"

"It is the Eve of St.George's Day...all the evil in the world will have full sway"

"The ordinary peasant's cart, with it's long, snake-like vertebra, calculated to suit the inequalities of the road"

"Grim pleasantry"

"A vast ruined castle...whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the moonlit sky"

"Every known superstition in the world is gathered into the horseshoe of the Carpathians, as if it were some sort of imaginative whirlpool"

"Dreadful abyss"

"I closed my eyes in languorous ecstasy and waited - waited with a beating heart"

Chapter 2:

"His face was a strong - a very strong - acquiline"

"I think strange things which I dare not confess to my own soul"

"The children of the night! What music they make!"

"In none of the rooms is there a mirror"

"A foul bauble of man's vanity"

"Either being decieved, like a baby, by my own fears, or else I am in desperate…


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