Christopher Lee in Hammer’s Dracula, from 1958. Photo: The Kobal CollectionChristopher Lee in Hammer’s Dracula, from 1958. Photo: The Kobal Collection
Christopher Lee in Hammer’s Dracula, from 1958. Photo: The Kobal Collection

Book review: Something in Blood – the story of Bram Stoker, Irish author of Dracula

David J. Skal’s ‘Something in the Blood’ profiles the writer with a sideline in horror and sees success of his vampire creation as reflection of Victorian England’s fears of sex, illness and Darwin’s theories

Christopher Lee in Hammer’s Dracula, from 1958. Photo: The Kobal CollectionChristopher Lee in Hammer’s Dracula, from 1958. Photo: The Kobal Collection
Christopher Lee in Hammer’s Dracula, from 1958. Photo: The Kobal Collection
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