Anne Rice is the author of the celebrated series of gothic novels featuring the vampire Lestat, and as Anne Rampling and A.N. Roquelaure she is one of the best contemporary writers of erotic fiction.Previous Books: The Queen of the Damned, The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty , Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat
Rice turned the vampire genre on its ear with this first novel (LJ 5/1/76), which evolved into one of the most popular series in recent history. Though the quality of the books has declined, this nonetheless is a marvelous, innovative, and literate tale of the longing for love and the search for redemption. This 20th-anniversary edition offers a trade-size paperback for a good price.
'One of the most wonderful, erotic, sensual books ever written' Sting'A spine-chilling nightmare highly accomplished an impressive feat of imagination' SUNDAY TIMES'Thrilling a strikingly original work of the imagination unforgettable.' WASHINGTON POST'The most successful vampire story since Bram Stoker's DRACULA.' THE TIMES'The literary quality of Rice's vampire viewpoint story is mesmeric.' DAILY MAIL