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The Annotated Dracula. Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography by Leonard Wolf. With Maps, Drawings, and Photographs. First edition thus.
Publisher's black cloth over boards, front cover lettered in blind, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers. A near fine copy in the near fine original pictorial dust jacket jacket spine very slightly faded. Few people have laid eyes on it, and Mr. Klinger tried to contact its anonymous owner through Christie's, the auction house. That effort initially failed, though the private collector ultimately approached Mr. Klinger through an intermediary and invited him to spend two days with the manuscript. Klinger had to sign a nondisclosure agreement, but this summer he received permission to identify the mysterious owner: Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft.
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Klinger draws extensively from this document, and the greatest payoff comes in the last chapter, when he reveals an ending different from the one Stoker put into print. The lost scene shows up in Mr.
Allen's manuscript, but not in the novel as it was finally published. It takes place in Transylvania and involves a massive explosion. Saying more would spoil the surprise. All Rights Reserved. Dow Jones, a News Corp company.
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WSJ opens select articles to reader conversation to promote thoughtful dialogue. It's a great classic though and I do recommend it.
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I am glad I finally read this, and for the most part I really enjoyed it. Jenny Head Duncan Mine was, "friend John". Always with the "friend John". Who is reading this in ?
Cecilia I've just finished it. Very hard to read from the perspective of a 21st century reader. The myth of Dracula has been told so many times there was …more I've just finished it. The myth of Dracula has been told so many times there was nothing suprising - this is not Stoker's fault but the result of how popular the genre he created became.
I found the end rushed and a bit anti climatic.