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The story begins with a journal entry from the innocent perhaps, better to say. naive young man named Jonathan Harker. He has made his way from England to the Carpathian mountains of eastern Europe, and expects to meet soon with the wealthy inhabitant who signs his solicitous notes, "your friend, Dracula".
Poor Jonathan. Is he ever in for a surprise!