By Bram Stoker
Jonathan Harker is traveling to fortress Dracula to determine the Transylvanian noble, count number Dracula. he's begged via locals to not move there, simply because at the eve of St George's Day, whilst the clock moves nighttime, the entire evil issues on the planet will come complete sway. yet company has to be performed, so Jonathan makes his approach to the fortress - after which his nightmare starts. His liked spouse Meena and different misplaced souls have fallen below the Count's frightening spell. Dracula needs to be destroyed . . . With a thrilling advent by means of Holly Black, bestselling writer of The Spiderwick Chronicles.
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They began to see each other every day; she would take his calls on her mobile, carried into the corridor or the women’s room out of earshot of others in the lawyer’s office. There among the wash-basins and toilet booths the rendezvous was decided. He worked for one of the vast-tentacled international advertising agencies, and had got himself sent to her country by yet another kind of recognition; the director’s, of his intelligence, adaptability, and sanguine acceptance of the need to learn the language of the country to which he would be sent as one of the co-ordinators of the agency’s conglomerate hype (global, they called it).
Terrible. Glorious. But what happens if something from a fiction is not interiorised, but materialises? Takes on independent existence? It has just happened to me. Every year I re-read some of the books I don’t want to die without having read again. This year one of these is Kafka’s Diaries, and I am about half-way through. It’s night-time reading of a wonderfully harrowing sort. 36 A few mornings ago when I sat down at this typewriter as I do now, not waiting for Lorca’s duende but getting to work, I saw under the narrow strip of window which displays words electronically as I convey them, a roach.
He gets up to go over and greet someone he thinks has forgotten him—he’s been away in Europe a whole year—and when the shoulder-grasping embrace, the huge laughter, is over, comes back, but by chance in the meantime someone has been waved to the seat next to his wife. So he pulls up a chair on the woman’s other side. He hasn’t deserted—it’s a threesome. His newly-imported wife happens to have already met this woman on some other occasion within the circle. The woman is very attractive, not really young anymore but still wild, riling the company with barbed remarks, running hands up through her red-streaked plumage as if in a switch to despair at herself.