Dracula: The Un-Dead [Dacre Stoker, Ian Holt] on In this sequel to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, his great-grandnephew offers one of the rowdiest revisionist treatments of the most influential vampire novel .. Dracula-the undead. Dracula, the Un-Dead [Dacre Stoker] on The official sequel to Bram Stoker’s classic novel Dracula, written by his direct Dracula-the undead. Review: Dracula the Un-Dead, by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt all struck me as entirely appropriate given the undead schemers they face.

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Dracula the Un-Dead

Holt wrote a screen play for another schlock horror movie not a novel in it’s truest form,normally I wouldn’t care, but after reading his arrogant interview where he places himself on a level with B. Come to think of it, I’ve not read a book in drracula entrails feature so prominently.

Dracula the Un-Dead is a strong book that stands on its own. Realizing that Van Helsing’s earlier rants about the supernatural were real after all, Cotford attempts to save Mina by getting her on one of London’s underground trains.

However, Dracula, being the more skilled swordsman, outmaneuvers Bathory and impales her with his broken sword, stabbing her in the chest with the kukri blade. Seward, I can picture him becoming an addict and spending the rest of his life chasing vampires.

I could spend hours pointing out the flaws and butcher the book to pieces, but it as all been said before on here. Published October 13th by Dutton first published January 1st Well, it is quite easy: I kept thinking longingly of one of the better apologist Dracula novels The Dracula Tapes, by Saberhagen and this book doesn’t come close to that class.

Jonathan Seward, who was instrumental in the original chase has turned into a washed-up medical professional, addicted to morphine and chasing demons all across Europe, nothing like his mentor, Abraham Van Helsing.


What did people think after reading Bram’s Dracula? Mina confirms this fact, and suddenly the true reason behind the disintegration of his family and their friendships was laid bare. I Can’t believe that the Stoker name is attatched to this.

Ian Holt, my dogs are better Dracula experts than you. Now keep in mind that I’ve only read so much of the book.

Aligning the story into the Jack the Ripper crimes really added to my enjoyment too as I am a fan of Ripper theories. I only wish I could give this horrid piece of trash 0 stars. Van Helsing gives Quincey one last chance indead join their side, which he refuses.

The Un-Dead – the original name for Dracula before an editor changed the title. Really, I don’t see a high rating for this book.

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Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. This pathetic excuse to cash in on a family name and beloved novel completely ignores what Bram Stoker wrote and to further insult fans of the original novel, it incorporates bits and pieces of the Coppola film,adds in historical figures which are stoket irrelevant and rearranges dates to crowbar in the Jack the Ripper murders.

Click here to sign up. I think I would like it if it was a movie and all the names were changed. Classics Science fiction and fantasy films Bram Stoker news. Where Bram Stoker used words to mount tension, adventure and mystery, Dacre Stoker fills his pages with whiney, pale characters and lots of violence. I just do not know why would Bathory side with islam fan, when islam is even harsher to women, than christianity.

Stoker’s blood relation resurrects Dracula

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. At the selfsame time, she wanted to tear herself away and run. Maybe even more important is to give the novel’s legions of loyal fans what they have been waiting over a century for Resurrection Dracula 2: During a dress rehearsal, Bathory confronts Basarab and the two duel in a back room of the theater. Who was the one who turned Countess Elizabeth Bathory into a vampire?


Nov 06, Rahul Matthew rated it it was ok. Also off putting is the rough manner in which Dacre and Holt handle the beloved characters of the original novel. And Dracula is some kind of sexual Tyrannosaurus who Mina loves now. Considering some of the awful books out there this one will at least keep you reading till the end.

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The eerie nature of the original piece is replaced by stokerr history that permeates the narrative, allowing the patient reader to discover much more and delve deeper than the late 19th century novel permitted.

At Dracula’s insistence, Mina takes him to Carfax Abbey to make a final stand against Bathory; during the trip, we learn that the real reason Dracula came to London 25 years ago was to hunt down Bathory, who was slaughtering women under the guise of Jack the Ripper, and though Dracula admits the heroes’ acts were noble and chivalrous, they were hunting the wrong monster.

Actually, there were about characters in the book and the game of recognizing them started distracting me from the plot. This is completely under I wanted to like this book.