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Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Dracula

Fun facts about Count Dracula and Bram Stoker, the man who created him 1. In early drafts of Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula was originally named ‘Count Wampyr’. Bram Stoker’s original title for his 1897 novel Dracula was ‘The Dead Un-Dead’. However, he came across the story of Vlad the Impaler and […]

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fun facts from the life of the great nineteenth-century American writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne 1. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s great-great-grandfather, John Hathorne, was one of the judges at the Salem witch trials. Nathaniel added the ‘w’ to his family name in an attempt to distance himself from this controversial ancestry. The young Hathorne – […]