The vampire chronicles are a series of novels by anne rice that revolve around the adventures of an ever-changing coven of vampires interview with the vampire (1976) the vampire lestat (1985) the queen of the damned (1988) the tale of the body thief (1992) memnoch the devil (1995) the vampire armand.
Startling fiendish memnoch's tale is compelling --new york daily news like interview with the vampire, memnoch has a half- maddened, fever-pitch intensity narrated by rice's most cherished character, the vampire lestat, memnoch tells a tale as old as scripture's legends and as modern as.
Interview was the first of rice's best-selling vampire chronicles other books in the series include the vampire lestat (1985), the queen of the damned (1988), the tale of the body thief (1992), memnoch the devil (1995), the vampire armand (1998), merrick (2000), blood and gold (2001), blackwood farm (2002), blood. From anne rice, conjurer of the beloved best sellers interview with the vampire and prince lestat, an ambitious and exhilarating new novel of utopian vision and been at the very center of their existence, and even memnoch the devil is addressed in this book (although, i'm disappointed with explanation of memnoch).
The author, anne rice 15 rice begins to write 18 the byronic vampire in anne rice's vampire characters 19 the vampire chronicles – the first three books 22 interview with the vampire (1976) 22 the vampire lestat (1985) 25 the queen of the damned (1988) 27 later novels in the vampire chronicles 30.
She also has a new book coming out of love and evil, the second novel in the songs of the seraphim series, descends from heaven via knopf on tuesday, november 30th we discussed all this and more as i tried to get a handle on the enigmatic personality that is anne rice joshua chaplinsky: you. Delightfully, at the book's centre is the vampire lestat, once the epitome of evil, now pursuing the transformation set in motion with memnoch the devil he struggles with his vampirism and yearns for goodness, purity and love, as he saves patsy's ghost from the dark realm of the earthbound, uncovers the mystery of the. Memnoch the devil (1995) is a horror novel by american writer anne rice, the fifth in her vampire chronicles series, following the tale of the body thief many of the themes of this novel and in large part the title are re-borrowed from the 19th century gothic novel melmoth the wanderer by irish author charles maturin.
Are vampires evil throughout literature, vampires differ some can cling to a crucifix with no discomfort, whilst others cannot stand to enter a church some are struck down by the name of 'god,' whilst others have little to no understanding of the monotheistic deity to which mortals now bend their knees in anne rice's. Lestat de lioncourt is a prominent vampire in the vampire chronicles, appearing in most of them as the lead or to a lesser extent, as a supporting role depending on lestat also displays a moral inclination, frequently hunting evildoers instead of feeding on innocent victims, although he does not always abide by this rule.