I had to read this for A-Levels - and compare it to Frankenstein. I didn't much like either of them to be honest, but I couldn't stand Dracula. His style of writing is easier to read then Frankenstein, but the story is here and there.
I didn't like any of the characters. Mina annoyed the Hell out of me. Dracula barely seemed to feature apart from in the beginning and he was the most interesting.
I liked the beginning few chapters, but then it just seemed to go down hill for me. Bram Stoker himself seemed to get a bit bored half way through as it rambled on a bit. Hardly scary or suspenseful. That's probably to do with modern standards as to what is scary or suspenseful - but either way. I didn't like this book full stop.
Perhaps in the future I'll read it again. School reads for the most part, just made reading tedious and boring.
All in all, I'm not a fan of horror, paranormal or supernatural so I'm probably more inclined to dislike anything within this genre.