Powers of Darkness: The Lost Version of Dracula by Bram Stoker, Valdimar Ásmundsson

Powers of Darkness: The Lost Version of Dracula

Bram Stoker, Valdimar Ásmundsson with Hans Corneel De Roos (Translator), Dacre Stoker (Contributor), John Edgar Browning (Contributor), Hans De Roos (Translator)

320 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction classics horror dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

Powers of Darkness is an incredible literary discovery: In 1900, Icelandic publisher and writer Valdimar Ásmundsson set out to translate Bram Stoker’s world-famous 1897 novel Dracula. Called Makt Myrkranna (literally, “Powers of Darkness”), this I...

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Community Reviews Summary of 194 reviews

Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 76%
adventurous 42%
tense 38%
informative 11%
sad 11%
challenging 7%
reflective 7%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 29%
slow 22%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 56% | A mix: 30% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

No: 71% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 9%

Loveable characters?

No: 61% | It's complicated: 23% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 57% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 19%

Average rating

3.57

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