april 20 1912

Happy Birthday Abraham “Bram” Stoker! (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) 

Anglo-Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel, Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as the personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.

From our stacks: ‘Bram Stoker 1906′ from Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving by Bram Stoker. Volume II. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906.