Dracula by Bram Stoker

24 June.--

Last night the Count left me early, and locked himself into his own room.  As soon as I dared I ran up the winding stair, and looked out of the win...

17 June.--

This morning, as I was sitting on the edge of my bed cudgelling my brains, I heard without a crackling of whips and pounding and scraping of horse...

31 May.--

This morning when I woke I thought I would provide myself with some papers and envelopes from my bag and keep them in my pocket, so that I might wr...

28 May.--

There is a chance of escape, or at any rate of being able to send word home.  A band of Szgany have come to the castle, and are encamped in the co...

The Characters

Count Dracula     Mina Murray Harker    Jonathan Harker    Professor Abraham Van Helsing   Lucy Westenra    Arthur Holmwood   Dr. John Seward...

19 May.--

I am surely in the toils.  Last night the Count asked me in the sauvest tones to write three letters, one saying that my work here was nearly done,...

18 May.--

I have been down to look at that room again in daylight, for I must know the truth.  When I got to the doorway at the top of the stairs I found it ...

Jonathan Harker's Journal Continued

  I awoke in my own bed.  If it be that I had not dreamt, the Count must have carried me here.  I tried to satisfy myself on the subject, but could...

CHAPTER 4

Later:

The morning of 16 May.-- God preserve my sanity, for to this I am reduced.  Safety and the assurance of safety are things of the past. Whilst I liv...

15 May.--

Once more I have seen the count go out in his lizard fashion. He moved downwards in a sidelong way, some hundred feet down, and a good deal to the ...

Later.--

I endorse the last words written, but this time there is no doubt in question.  I shall not fear to sleep in any place where he is not. I have plac...