Abraham "Bram" Stoker (November 8, 1847 – April 20, 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.


Critical works on Stoker

William Hughes, Beyond Dracula, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2000

Barbara Belford, Bram Stoker. A Biography of the Author of Dracula. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1996

Lisa Hopkins, Bram Stoker: A Literary Life, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007