The spellbinding classic that started it all from the #1 New York Times bestselling author
“A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller . . . Rice begins where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myth—the education of the vampire.”—Chicago Tribune
Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly sensual, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force—a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses. It is a novel only Anne Rice could write.
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The seminal vampire novel of our time
Cannot believe some just compared this book to twilight, what a joke. It's nothing like that teeny bopper garbage. This book is a classic that transcends the genre. A great read, by a then great author.
A treasure of a classic vampire story!
Bloated, 380 pages should have been less than 100.
It's possible for a book to not be descriptive enough. Then there is this whale of a tale: paragraphs upon paragraphs of describing honeysuckle and kudzu and cobblestones.
Enough already! This is a dull book about walking through courtyards, gardens, going to theaters, riding in carriages...oh...and vampires are stuck somewhere in it.
Simply put, reading this was like trudging through a thick Louisiana swamp.