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Anne Rice - The ​Claiming Of Sleeping Beauty
In ​the traditional folk tale "Sleeping Beauty," the spell cast upon the lovely young princess and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince. Anne Rice's retelling of the Beauty story probes the unspoken implications of this lush, suggestive tale by exploring its undeniable connection to sexual desire.

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Anne Rice - Lestat ​herceg
A ​világ megmaradt vérszívói közt káosz uralkodik... kárhozat és tűz, törvénytelenül burjánzó parazitasereg tombol mindenütt... Egy Hang riasztja fel a föld mélyén szendergő öreg vámpírokat, azt parancsolja, válogatás nélkül égessék meg elszabadult ivadékaikat Párizstól Bombayig, Hong Kongtól San Franciscóig, szerte a világon. Fogy az idő. Ismerős hőseink csapata, Louis, Armand és a legendás Lestat herceg, aki visszatér önkéntes száműzetéséből, nem kisebb kalandra vállalkozik, mint hogy rátalál arra a valakire - vagy valamire -, akinek a Hangja ezt a rejtélyes világot vezérli, és kideríti a szándékait. Napjaink New Yorkjától az ókori Egyiptomig, Karthágótól a reneszánsz Velencéig végső küldetésre ébrednek az árnyékvilág legősibb és leghatalmasabb erői. Anne Rice legújabb regénye ott veszi fel a fonalat, ahol majdnem negyed százada a Lestat, a vámpír abbamaradt, hogy újult erővel ragadjon magával bennünket a Vámpírkrónikák feledhetetlen világa. De ez a könyv akkor is letehetetlen, ha nem ismerjük az előzményeket: az egész vámpíruniverzumot magában foglalja.

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Anne Rice - The ​Mummy
With ​this kick-off to a new series, Vampire Chronicler Rice abandons her troupe of nocturnals for the living dead of another kind. In a tale that's part horror and part romance, Egyptian King Ramses, made immortal in his youth, is awakened from self-imposed dormancy and deposited in 1914 London. Ramses's introduction to modern times is charming but slow. The plot, however, revs up a bit when he returns to Cairo and runs into an old girlfriend. Much in this book will be familiar to Rice's fans, except in this case it doesn't work. The characters are mostly boring and the conflict is flimsy. You know nothing bad is going to happen to anybody--and nothing does. You're also cheated out of a genuine conclusion, which is both dissatisfying and unfair. Stick to those blood drinkers, Anne, and let the sleeping mummies lie. - Michael Rogers, "Library Journal"

Anne Rice - Pandora új vámpírtörténetei
A Vámpírkrónikák, A Csontok Szolgálója és A Múmia írója ismét a vámpírok világába kalauzol bennünket. Új regényének főhőse Pandora, a vámpír-istennő, aki két évezred távlatából meséli el halandó, majd halhatatlan sorsát. Miközben Pandora a kelta Mariusszal, a legősibb vámpírok őrzőjével rója az évszázadokat, történelmi korok és helyszínek kaleidoszkópja tárul szemünk elé: Augustus császár Rómája, a hellenisztikus Antiokheia és a Közel-Kelet pezsgő birodalma, majd az első keresztények világa . Az élettől lüktető helyszínek jól ellenpontozzák a halhatatlanság mérhetetlen magányát, melyet a vámpíroknak újra és újra meg kell élniük, amíg az idő szele mai világunk nyüzsgésébe nem sodorja őket...

Anne Rice - Taltos ​(angol)
The ​Mayfair witches face an unimaginable new threat: the Taltos - the giant race gifted with preternatural knowledge, who breed in minutes and live for centuries. The race that spawned the monster-innocent Lasher, who gave the witches their power and almost destroyed them. Unknown to the Mayfairs, another Taltos still lives; the legendary Ashla, who has done and suffered so much down the centuries. Now a frantic dance speeds them all from the dawn of history ant the Dark Ages to high-tech New York, from sensuous New Orleans to Stonehenge and the Scottish Highlands, to wards their ultimate fate... 'If you surrender and go with her, you will find that you have surrendered to enchantments, as in in a voluptuous dream,' - The Boston Globe 'Anne Rice offers more than just a story; she creates a myth.' - Washington Post Book World 'Anne Rice seems to be at home everywhere ... She makes us believe everything she sees.' - The New York Times Book Review

Anne Rice - The ​Witching Hour
"We ​watch and we are always here" is the motto of the Talamasca, a saintly group with extrasensory powers which has for centuries chronicled the lives of the Mayfairs--a dynasty of witches that brought down a shower of flames in 17th-century Scotland, fled to the plantations of Haiti and on to the New World, where they settled in the haunted city of New Orleans. Rice ( The Queen of the Damned ) plumbs a rich vein of witchcraft lore, conjuring in her overheated, florid prose the decayed antebellum mansion where incest rules, dolls are made of human bone and hair, and violent storms sweep the skies each time a witch dies and the power passes on. Newly annointed is Rowan Mayfair, a brilliant California neurosurgeon kept in ignorance of her heritage by her adoptive parents. She returns to the fold after bringing back Michael Curry from the dead; he, too, has unwanted extrasensory gifts and, like Rowan and the 12 Mayfairs before her, has beheld Lasher: devil, seducer, spirit. Now Lasher wants to come through to this world forever and Rowan is the Mayfair who can open the door. This massive tome repeatedly slows, then speeds when Rice casts off the Talamasca's pretentious, scholarly tones and goes for the jugular with morbid delights, sexually charged passages and wicked, wild tragedy.

Anne Rice - Az ​út Kánáig
Anne ​Rice Krisztus életét bemutató mesteri sorozatának második kötete. Júdeára száraz, poros, feszültséggel terhes tél köszönt. Mindenki, aki ismeri és szereti Jézust, arra vár, hogy valamilyen jel érkezzen, mely megmutatja, melyik utat fogja végül választani. Vízbe merítése után végre kész szembenézni a sorsával. Amikor a kánai menyegzőn borrá változtatja a vizet, felismerik benne a felkentet, az Atyaisten pedig olyan szolgálatra szólítja, ami az egész gyanútlan világot át fogja alakítani. A szerző új bevezetőjével és jegyzeteivel. Az evangéliumokon és a legelismertebb újszövetségi kutatásokon alapuló "Az út Kánáig" ereje Anne Rice-nak az írást átható mély érzelmeiből és a Jézust szinte elénk varázsoló elbeszélésmódjából ered.

Anne Rice - Beauty's ​Release
For ​the uninhibited listener of adult fairy tales...the conclusion of Anne Rice's exquisitely erotic trilogy. An unforgettable journey to the forbidden side of passion. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty and Beauty's Punishment took readers and listeners only partway through Anne Rice's explicit, teasing exploration of the psychology of human desire. Now her elegantly written, erotically charged retelling of the Sleeping Beauty myth concludes, taking listeners through a doorway that leads to the hidden regions of the psyche and the heart. In Beauty's Release, Beauty's adventures on the dark side of sexuality make her the bound captive of an Eastern Sultan and a prisoner in the exotic confines of the harem. As this voluptuous adult fairy tale moves toward conclusion, all Beauty's encounters with the myriad variations of sexual fantasy are presented in a sensuous, rich prose that intensifies this exquisite rendition of love's secret world, and makes the Beauty series an incomparable study of erotica.

Anne Rice - Armand, ​a vámpír
Armand, ​az ősöreg élőhalott, aki eddig csak mellékszereplője volt a Vámpírkrónikáknak, belép a rivaldafénybe, és elmeséli életét, hogy miként lett ikonfestő novíciusból reneszánsz vámpír, majd a Sátán hitét vesztett misszionáriusa a párizsi temetőkben, végül a Vámpírszínház igazgatója, majd a huszadik században misztikus és hitetlen hitvalló, két halandó gyermek szerelmese, akikkel elölről kezdődik a Velencében félbeszakadt, ötszáz éves történet...

Anne Rice - Lestat, ​a vámpír
___Lestat ​érzéketlen, gonosz és méltatlan a vámpírok halhatatlanságára... legalábbis ilyennek mutatja be társa, Louis az Interjú a vámpírral c. regényben. Valóban igaza lenne? Nem lehet, hogy a kegyetlenség csak álarc, mely mögött őrizni való titkok rejtőznek? Honnan származnak a vámpírok? Miért isszák a halandók vérét? Ki a legöregebb vámpír a világon? ___Az Interjú a vámpírral folytatása fellebbenti a fátylat a vámpírok őstörténetéről, miközben belemerülhetünk az ősi egyiptomi és kelta misztériumokba, és pillantást vethetünk a nagy francia forradalom világára - egy vámpír szemével.

Anne Rice - The ​Queen of the Damned
After ​six thousand years of horrifying stillness, Akasha, mother of all vampires and Queen of the Damned, has risen from her sleep to let loose the powers of the night But her monstrous plan for ruling the worlds of the living and the undead must be stopped before she destroys mankind. And it falls to the evil vampire Lestat to fight her all-encompassing evil - for it is he who challenged her power by waking her from sleep. 'Imaginative ... intelligently written ... This is popular fiction of the highest order' - USA Today

Anne Rice - The ​Feast of All Saints
In ​the days before the Civil War, there lived in New Orleans the gens de couleur libre - copper-skinned half-casts, liberated by their owners, but confined by their color to a life of political nonexistence and social subordination. Still, an aristocracy would emerge in this society: artist, poets, and musicians, plantation owners, scientists and craftsmen whose talents and reputations would extend far beyond the limits of their small world. Mega-selling author Anne Rice's probing, lyrical style sweeps us into their midst as she introduces Marcel, the sensitive, blue-eyed scholar, Marie, his breathtakingly beautiful sister, whose curse is to pass for white; Christophe, novelist and teacher, the idol of all young gens and stunning Anna Bella, whose allure for the well-to-do white man would become legend. Here is a compelling and richly textured tale of a people forever caught in the shadows between black and white.

Anne Rice - The ​Road to Cana
Anne ​Rice's second book in her hugely ambitious and courageous life of Christ begins during his last winter before his baptism in the Jordan and concludes with the miracle at Cana. It is a novel in which we see Jesus—he is called Yeshua bar Joseph—during a winter of no rain, endless dust, and talk of trouble in Judea. Legends of a Virgin birth have long surrounded Yeshua, yet for decades he has lived as one among many who come to the synagogue on the Sabbath. All who know and love him find themselves waiting for some sign of the path he will eventually take. And at last we see him emerge from his baptism to confront his destiny—and the Devil. We see what happens when he takes the water of six great limestone jars, transforms it into cool red wine, is recognized as the anointed one, and urged to call all Israel to take up arms against Rome and follow him as the prophets have foretold. As with Out of Egypt, the opening novel, The Road to Cana is based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship. The book's power derives from the profound feeling its author brings to the writing and the way in which she summons up the presence of Jesus.

Anne Rice - Blackwood ​Farm (angol)
_Lestat ​is back, saviour and demon, presiding over a gothic story of family greed and hatred through generations, a terrifying drama of blood lust and betrayal, possession and matricide._ Blackwood Farm with its grand Southern mansion, set among dark cypress swamps in Louisiana, harbours terrible blood-stained secrets and family ghosts. Heir to them all is Quinn Blackwood, young, rash and handsome, whom Lestat takes under his wing. But Quinn is in thrall not only to the past and his own appetites but, even more dangerously, to a companion spirit, a 'goblin' succubus who could destroy him and others. Only the unearthly power of Lestat combined with the earthly powers of the Mayfair clan could hope to save Quinn from himself and his ghosts, or to rescue the doomed girl Quinn loves from her own mortality... Shocking, savage and richly erotic, this novel with a deceptively innocent title brings us Anne Rice at her most powerfully disturbing. Here are vampires witches, demons and doppelganger, men and women caught up in death and destruction, blood and fire, cruelty and fate.

Anne Rice - Beauty's ​Punishment
An ​erotic novel of discipline, love, and surrender for the enjoyment of men and women. This sequel to The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, the first of Anne Rice's elegantly written volumes of erotica, continues her explicit, teasing exploration of the psychology of human desire. Now Beauty, having indulged in a secret and forbidden infatuation with the rebellious slave Prince Tristan, is sent away from the Satyricon-like world of the Castle. Sold at auction, she will soon experience the tantalizing punishments of "the village," as her education in love, cruelty, dominance, submission, and tenderness is turned over to the brazenly handsome Captain of the Guard. And once again Rice's fabulous tale of pleasure and pain dares to explore the most primal and well-hidden desires of the human heart.

Anne Rice - Blood ​Canticle
Lestat ​is back with a vengeance and in thrall to Rowan Mayfair. Both demon and angel, he is drawn to kill but tempted by goodness as he moves among the pantheon of Anne Rice's unforgettable characters: Julien Mayfair, his tormentor; Rowan, witch neurosurgeon, who attracts spirits to herself, casts spells on others and finds herself dangerously drawn to Lestat; Patsy, country and western singer, who was killed by Quinn Blackwood and dumped in a swamp; Ash Templeton, a 5,000-year-old Taltos whose genes live on in the Mayfairs. Now, Lestat fights to save Patsy's ghost from the dark realms of the Earthbound, to uncover the mystery of the Taltos and to decide the fate of Roan Mayfair. Anne Rice's irresistible dreams - the world of Blackwood Farm and the Mayfair Witches - collide as Lestat struggles between lust for blood and the quest for life, between gratification and redemption. 'There are times when Anne Rice seems like nothing less than a magician' - The New York Times Book Review

Anne Rice - Merrick
A ​Vámpírkrónikák e káprázatos új kötetében Lestat karizmatikus barátja és kortársa, Louis de Pointe du Lac lép elő a rivaldafénybe, akit szakadatlanul kísért az imádott és elveszített Claudia, a gyermekvámpír emléke. David Talbotnak, a titokzatos Talamasca hajdani rendőrfőnökének támogatásával Louis a híres Mayfair klán szegény rokonához, a gyönyörű, mulatt Merrickhez folyamodik segítségért. Merricknek, hogy megóvhassa Louis ép eszét, fekete mágiával kell megidéznie Claudia szellemét. Ám vannak más szellemek is, akik nem nyughatnak, és a vér, a vudu, a rettegés és az erőszak a szakadék szélére sodorja Merricket...

Anne Rice - Die ​Königin der Verdammten
Der ​dritte Band der „Chronik der Vampire“ Er ist schön wie ein gefallener Engel, doch sein Lebenselixier ist Blut: Lestat de Lioncourt, der ewige Rebell unter den Vampiren, der Jüngling mit den blauen Augen und dem blonden Haar. Seine unerhörten Taten haben die Liebe von Akascha, der Königin der Verdammten, geweckt. Sie, die Urmutter aller Vampire, bricht nach jahrtausendelangem Schlaf mit ihrem geliebten Prinzen Lestat auf, die Welt nach ihren eigenen archaisch-grausamen Vorstellungen zu gestalten. Bis Lestat erkennt, dass er sich zwischen seinem verzehrenden Verlangen nach Akascha und der Liebe zu den Menschen entscheiden muss.

Anne Rice - The ​Wolves of Midwinter
The ​tale of THE WOLF GIFT continues . . . In Anne Rice’s surprising and compelling best-selling novel, the first of her strange and mythic imagining of the world of wolfen powers (“I devoured these pages . . . As solid and engaging as anything she has written since her early vampire chronicle fiction” —Alan Cheuse, The Boston Globe; “A delectable cocktail of old-fashioned lost-race adventure, shape-shifting and suspense” —Elizabeth Hand, The Washington Post), readers were spellbound as Rice imagined a daring new world set against the wild and beckoning California coast. Now in her new novel, as lush and romantic in detail and atmosphere as it is sleek and steely in storytelling, Anne Rice brings us once again to the rugged coastline of Northern California, to the grand mansion at Nideck Point—to further explore the unearthly education of her transformed Man Wolf. The novel opens on a cold, gray landscape. It is the beginning of December. Oak fires are burning in the stately flickering hearths of Nideck Point. It is Yuletide. For Reuben Golding, now infused with the wolf gift and under the loving tutelage of the Morphenkinder, this Christmas promises to be like no other . . . as he soon becomes aware that the Morphenkinder, steeped in their own rituals, are also celebrating the Midwinter Yuletide festival deep within Nideck forest. From out of the shadows of the exquisite mansion comes a ghost—tormented, imploring, unable to speak yet able to embrace and desire with desperate affection . . . As Reuben finds himself caught up with the passions and yearnings of this spectral presence and the preparations for the Nideck town Christmas reach a fever pitch, astonishing secrets are revealed, secrets that tell of a strange netherworld, of spirits—centuries old—who possess their own fantastical ancient histories and taunt with their dark, magical powers . . .

Anne Rice - Belinda
Belinda ​is the ultimate fantasy. A golden-haired object of desire, fresh and uninhibited. But to Jeremy Walker, a handsome and famous 44-year-old illustrator of children's books, Belinda is a forbidden passion. She's sweet sixteen - and the most seductive woman he's ever known.

Anne Rice - Faye Perozich - The ​Tale of The Body Thief
Lestat ​is the decadent, corrupt night-dweller with a craving for human blood. Now transformed into a Dark God, he must make a journey into the heart of darkness, where he must confront his own cursed immortality and the emptiness of his soul.

Anne Rice - Pandora ​/ Vittorio
In ​Pandora, fledgling vampire David Talbot chronicles the history of Pandora, a two-thousand-year-old vampire, and in fifteenth-century Renaissance Florence, Vittorio finds his world shattered when his entire family is destroyed in an act of unholy violence and embarks on a desperate quest for revenge, in Vittorio, the Vampire, in an omnibus edition.

Anne Rice - Távol ​Egyiptomtól
Miután ​befejezte két legendaciklusát, melyeknek eddigi pályafutását szentelte, Anne Rice az evangéliumok és a legszélesebb körben elfogadott újszövetségi kutatások alapján megírta legbátrabb, az ÚR KRISZTUS gyermekkoráról szóló könyvét, mely átütő erővel idézi meg a történetet elbeszélő Jézus hangját, személyiségét és szavait. "Magával ragadó, elgondolkodtató történet a gyermek Jézus ismeretlen éveiről... A képszerű, elegáns próza és karakterek diadala... Az Úr Krisztus átmenet a történelmi regény és Tolsztoj evangéliuma között. Született misztikusként, gyógyítóként, prófétaként, de legfőbbképpen hús-vér gyermekként mutatja be Jézust... Lényegében misztériumtörténet egy gyermekről, aki próbálja megérteni csodás adottságait és a születését övező előjeleket... A reá nehezedő felelősség súlyával birkózó fiú alakja teljesen hiteles - mégis van valami természetfölötti empátiájában és ragyogó intelligenciájában, ami egyedivé teszi... "Anne Rice ezzel a regénnyel valóban meggyőző Jézus-képet tár az olvasói elé, írása meghaladja a puszta történetmondást, és szinte már hitvallásnak tekinthető." (Kirkus Reviews)

Anne Rice - Servant ​of the Bones
It ​is an autobiographical account of the creation and subsequent existence of a genii, Azriel. It is a story told as a fireside chat and it is rich with historical accounts of Azriel's life as a displaced Jew/rich merchant's son in Babylon at the time of its conquest by Cyrus the Persian. There are also glimpses of life in ancient Miletus, in Strasbourg during a pogram, and New York City of the 1990s. Explanation of the novel's title: Throughout the novel, Azriel is struggling to understand whether he is a ghost, a demon, or an angel. He is trying to understand why his god has denied him the Stairway to Heaven by allowing him to be made into an immortal spirit who is bound to the gold-encased bones of his mortal body. As a genie, he must obey the Master of those bones (whoever has them at the moment) and become the Master's Servant of good or evil. Thus the title, Servant of the Bones. Plot summary Azriel is telling the story of his transformation into and subsequent existence as an immortal genii who is forced to obey the Master who calls him. Over centuries, Azriel becomes less obedient to the Masters and a warning is placed on the casket of his bones that he is not to be summoned lest his evil be loosed upon the undeserving world. After many centuries of rest, Azriel finds himself awake and in New York City, a dazed witness to the murder of a young woman, Esther Belkin. He becomes inexplicably obsessed with the desire to avenge her death and to find out who called him into the physical world in time to see Esther die but not in time to save her. This quest leads him to the girl's stepfather, Gregory Belkin, who would pay any price to fulfill his messianic dream via his immense worldwide religious organization, the Temple of the Mind of God. As his quest approaches its climax, he risks his supernatural powers to forestall an attempt to destroy the world thus redeeming what was denied him for so long: his own eternal human soul.

Anne Rice - Angel ​Time
Anne ​Rice returns to the mesmerizing storytelling that has captivated readers for more than three decades in a tale of unceasing suspense set in time past—a metaphysical thriller about angels and assassins. The novel opens in the present. At its center: Toby O’Dare—a contract killer of underground fame on assignment to kill once again. A soulless soul, a dead man walking, he lives under a series of aliases—just now: Lucky the Fox—and takes his orders from “The Right Man.” Into O’Dare’s nightmarish world of lone and lethal missions comes a mysterious stranger, a seraph, who offers him a chance to save rather than destroy lives. O’Dare, who long ago dreamt of being a priest but instead came to embody danger and violence, seizes his chance. Now he is carried back through the ages to thirteenth-century England, to dark realms where accusations of ritual murder have been made against Jews, where children suddenly die or disappear . . . In this primitive setting, O’Dare begins his perilous quest for salvation, a journey of danger and flight, loyalty and betrayal, selflessness and love.

Anne Rice - Prince ​Lestat
A ​stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return…From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology--a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller. "What can we do but reach for the embrace that must now contain both heaven and hell: our doom again and again and again…" --from The Vampire Lestat Rice once again summons up the irresistible spirit-world of the oldest and most powerful forces of the night, invisible beings unleashed on an unsuspecting world able to take blood from humans, in a long-awaited return to the extraordinary world of the Vampire Chronicles and the uniquely seductive Queen of the Damned ("mesmerizing" --San Francisco Chronicle), a long-awaited novel that picks up where The Vampire Lestat ("brilliant…its undead characters are utterly alive" --New York Times) left off more than a quarter of a century ago to create an extraordinary new world of spirits and forces--the characters, legend, and lore of all the Vampire Chronicles. The novel opens with the vampire world in crisis…vampires have been proliferating out of control; burnings have commenced all over the world, huge massacres similar to those carried out by Akasha in The Queen of the Damned…Old vampires, roused from slumber in the earth are doing the bidding of a Voice commanding that they indiscriminately burn vampire-mavericks in cities from Paris and Mumbai to Hong Kong, Kyoto, and San Francisco. As the novel moves from present-day New York and the West Coast to ancient Egypt, fourth century Carthage, 14th-century Rome, the Venice of the Renaissance, the worlds and beings of all the Vampire Chronicles-Louis de Pointe du Lac; the eternally young Armand, whose face is that of a Boticelli angel; Mekare and Maharet, Pandora and Flavius; David Talbot, vampire and ultimate fixer from the secret Talamasca; and Marius, the true Child of the Millennia; along with all the other new seductive, supernatural creatures-come together in this large, luxuriant, fiercely ambitious novel to ultimately rise up and seek out who-or what-the Voice is, and to discover the secret of what it desires and why… And, at the book's center, the seemingly absent, curiously missing hero-wanderer, the dazzling, dangerous rebel-outlaw--the great hope of the Undead, the dazzling Prince Lestat…

Anne Rice - Cry ​to Heaven
The ​acclaimed author of Servant of the Bones makes real for us the exquisite and otherworldly society of the eighteenth-century castrati, the delicate and alluring male sopranos whose graceful bodies and glorious voices brought them the adulation of the royal courts and grand opera houses of Europe, men who lived as idols, concealing their pain as they were adored as angels, yet shunned as half men.

Anne Rice - Ashley Marie Witter - Interview ​with the Vampire: Claudia's Story
A ​richly-illustrated graphic novel adaptation of Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire, told through the eyes of the vampire Claudia, who was just a little girl when she was turned by the vampire Lestat. Though she spends many years of happiness with her two vampire fathers, she gradually grows discontent with their insistence upon treating her like a little girl, even though she has lived as long as any mortal man...and her lust to kill is certainly no less than theirs...

Anne Rice - The ​Vampire Chronicles Collection
_The ​hypnotic, deeply seductive novels of Anne Rice have captivated millions of fans around the world. It all began a quarter of a century ago with Interview with the Vampire. Now, in one chilling volume, here are the first three classic novels of The Vampire Chronicles._ INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE Witness the confessions of a vampire. A novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force, it is a story of danger and flight, love and loss, suspense and resolution, and the extraordinary power of the senses. “A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller . . . Anne 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_ THE VAMPIRE LESTAT Once an aristocrat from pre-revolutionary France, now a rock star in the decadent 1980s, Lestat rushes through the centuries seeking to fathom the mystery of his existence. His is a mesmerizing story–passionate and thrilling. “Frightening, sensual . . . A psychological, mythological sojourn . . . Anne Rice will live on through the ages of literature. . . . To read her is to become giddy as if spinning through the mind of time.” _–San Francisco Chronicle_ QUEEN OF THE DAMNED Akasha, the queen of the damned, has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night. She has a marvelously devious plan to “save” mankind–in this vivid novel of the erotic, electrifying world of the undead. “With _The Queen of the Damned_, Anne Rice has created universes within universes, traveling back in time as far as ancient, pre-pyramidic Egypt and journeying from the frozen mountain peaks of Nepal to the crowded, sweating streets of southern Florida.” _–Los Angeles Times_

Anne Rice - Angyalok ​ideje
A ​sétáló halott, a Lélektelen, Toby O'Dare az alvilág rettegett, könyörtelen ítéletvégrehajtója. Álarcok és álnevek mögött, láthatatlanul rejtőzködve járja az orgyilkosok lidércnyomásos és végtelenül magányos útjait, várva a következő megbíztatás mesterétől, az Igaz Embertől. Egy nap azonban rendkívüli esemény zúzza össze üres és kietlen életét; találkozik egy misztikus idegennel - egy angyallal, a Szeráffal. Az angyal egy megbízatást - Szent Küldetést ajánl fel neki, amihez olyan távolra kell utaznia, mint még senkinek előtte. O'Dare megkezdi utazását a megváltásért, a küldetést halálos veszélyen, álmokért és hősökért. Amerre jár, útját hűség és árulás, önzetlenség és szerelem kíséri.

Anne Rice - Memnoch ​the Devil
The ​fifth volume of Rice's Vampire Chronicles is one of her most controversial books. The tale begins in New York, where Lestat, the coolest of Rice's vampire heroes, is stalking a big-time cocaine dealer and religious-art smuggler--this guy should get it in the neck. Lestat is also growing fascinated with the dealer's lovely daughter, a TV evangelist who's not a fraud. Lestat is also being stalked himself, by some shadowy guy who turns out to be Memnoch, the devil, who spirits him away. From here on, the book might have been called Interview with the Devil (by a Vampire). It's a rousing story interrupted by a long debate with the devil. Memnoch isn't the devil as ordinarily conceived: he got the boot from God because he objected to God's heartless indifference to human misery. Memnoch takes Lestat to heaven, hell, and throughout history. Some readers are appalled by the scene in which Lestat sinks his fangs into the throat of Christ on the cross, but the scene is not a mere shock tactic: Jesus is giving Lestat a bloody taste in order to win him over to God's side, and Rice is dead serious about the battle for his soul. Rice is really doing what she did as a devout young Catholic girl asked to imagine in detail what Christ's suffering felt like--it's just that her imagination ran away with her.

Anne Rice - The ​Vampire Lestat
Once ​an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now Lestat is a rockstar in the demonic, shimmering 1980s. He rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery of his terrifying exsitence. His story, the second volume in Anne Rice's best-selling Vampire Chronicles, is mesmerizing, passionate, and thrilling.

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