The definitive vampire story is presented with extra material including the history of vampires, myth-busting, and how to defend oneself from a vampire visitation
The door is shut, and the chains rattle; there is a grinding of the key in the lock; I hear the creaking of lock and bolt . . . I shall not remain alone with them. I may find a way from this dreadful place, away from this cursed spot, from this cursed land, where the devil and his children still walk with earthly feet.
Young lawyer Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania on business for a mysterious Count. Months later in England, beautiful Lucy Westenra falls ill and dies, inexplicably, as if from a severe loss of blood. Lucy's friends, including Jonathan's fiancée Mina and the intrepid doctor Van Helsing, must begin a desperate battle against a powerful, ancient evil, in Bram Stoker's definitive gothic tale.