The Man (1905) by Bram Stoker
is a romantic tale about Miss Stephen Norman and young Harold. It explores their passion, hardships, and misunderstandings. During a sea voyage, Harold rescues a child, Pearl, who dominates the plot. The novel also treats the themes of marriage and children and the attitudes of society towards women.
I would rather be an angel than God! is the very first sentence in Stoker's fiction The Man. It presents his sentimental ideals at the same time conveying his philosophical thoughts. Children have been presented as beacon of light from whom the elders should learn about honesty and innocence. A horror tale is presented that chills the readers to the bones.
was an invalid as a child but later excelled as an athlete. After a stint in the Civil Service, he worked as the business manager of a theatre in London. He had the opportunity to meet many famous actors and to travel the world.Stoker wrote many novels and stories, most of which were well-reviewed when they were first published, but Dracula has exceeded the others in popularity. Like its famous villain, “Dracula” refuses to grow old, feeding off each new fad in popular culture.