Books Like Dracula by Bram Stoker | Suggesting Reading

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Although many people wrote vampire stories after Dracula, Anne Rice is generally acknowledged as the first writer to put some major twists on the vampire conventions made famous by Stoker's novel. Rice's Interview with the Vampire (1976) is the first book in a series of books about vampires, which has been collected into a single volume titled Vampire Chronicles. This collection has influenced many later writers of vampire stories.

Like Dracula, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus (1811) is widely different from most of its screen adaptations. The story details Dr. Frankenstein's scientific experiments that galvanize his mismatched corpse into life and the struggle to catch the monster after it gets loose.

For an overall reference to vampires that is both academic and fun, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vampires (2002), written by English professor Jay Stevenson, provides an intelligent overview of the legends, history, and culture...

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