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Bram Stoker

Person  Male  Born 8/11/1847  Died 20/4/1912

Categories: Literature, Paranormal, Theatre

Countries: Ireland

Novelist and theatre manager. Born Dublin. Came to London in 1878 with his new wife Florence Balcombe, previously Oscar Wilde's squeeze. Wrote Dracula whilst he was Irving’s acting manager at the Lyceum Theatre, possibly basing the Count's character on Irving. Maurice Richardson in ‘The Psychoanalysis of Ghost Stories’ (1959) described Dracula as: “a kind of incestuous, necrophilious, oral-anal-sadistic all-in wrestling match”. The first to number the seats in the auditorium and to promote advanced bookings. Died at home, 26 St George's Square, Pimlico.

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