Bram Stoker





Bram Stoker

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born
in Fairview, Dublin, Ireland
November 08, 1847

died
April 20, 1912

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He was born Abraham Stoker in 1847 at 15 Marino Crescent – then as now called "The Crescent" – in Fairview, a coastal suburb of Dublin, Ireland. His parents were Abraham Stoker and the feminist Charlotte Mathilda Blake Thornely. Stoker was the third of seven children. Abraham and Charlotte were members of the Clontarf Church of Ireland parish and attended the parish church (St. John the Baptist located on Seafield Road West) with their children, who were both baptised there.

Stoker was an invalid until he started school at the age of seven — when he made a complete and astounding recovery. Of this time, Stoker wrote, "I was naturally thoughtful, and the leisure of long illness gave opportunity for many thoughts which were fruitful according...more


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More books by Bram Stoker…
“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
Bram Stoker

“We learn from failure, not from success!”
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“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
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