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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indead Log In Sign Up. What did people think after reading Bram’s Dracula? Well, it is quite easy: Can this have been long enough for those who were directly involved in the hunting to have shelved their memories and moved on?

These people obviously care alot about each other and for them to end up like this, Dacre you’re lucky that great uncle Bram didn’t raise stomer the dead himself and strangle you for this kidneystone of a book.

Dracula the Un-dead is a sequel to Bram Stoker ‘s classic novel Dracula.

Harper Collins, London, It was incredibly boring and turned Dracula into a thd, but at least it had some suspense and was well-written. Dacre Stoker is a Canadian pentathlete with no previous writing experience; Ian Holt is a former actor and screenwriter.

That’s the drxcula news — I got it for free. Views Read Edit View history. The horror is repetitive, poorly-written, and downright silly. This is a pretty overworked theme and you need to be a smoking hot wordsmith to use it with any credibility these days, in this book it is just lame andtedious.

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It’s probably not perfect, possibly not the vision Bram Stoker would have imagined. View all 13 comments. The authors jumped on the bandwagon of Vampire mania by publishing amidst the frenzy of vampire novels.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Or with her husband, Jonathan. Oh, you have no idea how badly I wanted to like this book. See all 3 questions about Dracula the Un-Dead…. Son of the Dragon. Dracula The Un-Dead is a disappointment.


I would have rather him have a heart attack. He lost everything about him that made him effectively scary and it was replaced with something I could see girls swooning over I rather liked swooning over the dark scary one, thanks. The Fury of Dracula. That book was a much better sequel to Bram Stoker’s classic than this wanna-be.

Of course, I was annoyed with smaller details, such as changes made from the original novel to fit your own story. Where Dracula created a sense of dread, fear and uneasiness through the power of word and mood, Dracula Undead bashes the reader over the head with gore, dismemberment, impalement and depraved characters.

I have just finished reading and there is one thing I really want to know. Dracula Undead as the inklings of a well written story that falls short. Why kill off the great charaters in the first book and make them into a bunch of hateful loosers?

And, these last 3 discs are excrutiatingly slow. Jack Seward, is now a disgraced morphine addict obsessed with stamping out evil across Europe.

Dracula the Un-Dead by Dacre Stoker

The premise is that the intrepid band of adventurers who fought Dracula is being killed one by one. The Un-Dead – the original name for Dracula before an editor changed the title.

At the selfsame time, she wanted to tear herself away and run. I can see how the authors decided to make certain characters have certain vices.

I don’t like what they did with Mina but then again, after reading the original novel, I didn’t think there was that separate romantic interest there. Van Helsing reveals that it was he who gave their story to Stoler Stoker as a sort of guide to future generations who may sacre the undead, and asks that the two “join us”.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula has long been in my all time top 10 favourite books, and I had mixed feelings when I saw this billed as the true sequel. I am going to first say that I am glad that I did not buy this dacge, instead I found it while I was looking through the shelves at the library for a good read.


Dracula the Un-Dead

Most of all, I have no idea why Dracula chose to conceal himself from his relative using the cunning ruse of going under his own surname. And if his origins were supposed to be secret, then the authors failed. However, she awakens when blood from Quincey’s wounds falls on her face, and she nearly attacks her son. November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Un-Dead is cinematically fast-paced, flying from London to Paris to Transylvania, and the historical texture is mostly convincing”.

And Dracula is some kind of sexual Tyrannosaurus who Mina loves now. Quincey pays a visit to Arthur Holmwood, who initially rebuff’s Quincey’s plea for help. There were pages filled with unnecessarily graphic sex scenes, stereotyped gore, and “the last thought the crossed his mind I read somewhere, they had become enemies, because Radu fought for Ottoman empire, while Vlad against.

Though many have tried to replicate Stoker’s horror classic—in books, television shows, and movies—only the Bela Lugosi film bore the Stoker family’s support. I have to agree with everyone that said it just seemed like bad fan fic, that is it completely. To ask other readers questions about Dracula the Un-Deadplease sign up. Heroes drqcula fell from grace, sure, but maybe there’s a s Drracula have to say I was ecstatic to read Dracula Undead, especially knowing it was written by a direct descendant from the Undexd family and authorized by its estate.

However they are disturbed when Bathory’s vampiric attendants attempt to attack Basarab, although they are thwarted by Daxre.