This extended program will be the kick-off event for Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker’s new Dracula-inspired prequel novel, Dracul, with vampiric festivities, a presentation by the authors and a book-signing. Books will be available for purchase.
The prequel to Dracula, inspired by notes and texts left behind by the author of the classic novel, Dracul is a supernatural thriller that reveals not only Dracula’s true origins but Bram Stoker’s–and the tale of the enigmatic woman who connects them.
It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of his life. Desperate to record what he has witnessed, Bram scribbles down the events that led him here … (queenfrostine23)… (more)
Curiosity Forum: Evening with Dacre Stoker, Dracula historian and author
Join us for a book signing and talk with Dacre Stoker, great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker, Dracula historian, and co-author of Dracula: The Un-Dead, a sequel the original Dracula. Stoker’s sequel is based on the original author’s handwritten notes and takes place twenty-five years later and finds Van Helsing’s morphine-addicted protégé obsessed with countering evil forces. Stoker has extensively researched Bram Stoker’s life as well as Dracula lore and arcana. Dinner with the author Following the book signing, at 6:30, you may dine with Dacre Stoker. The Cambridge Hotel will serve a 3-course Transylvanian-themed menu, plus dessert, for $27.95 adults, $11.95 children. Please call the Cambridge Hotel at 518-677-5626 for a reservation for the dinner, and enjoy a night out with Bram Stoker’s descendant. (lemontwist)… (more)