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.
ISEE…” said the vampire thoughtfully, and slowly he walked across the room towards the window. For a long time he stood there against the dim light from Divisadero Street and the passing beams of traf...
ANNE RICE is the author of thirty-six books, including the fifteen books in the Vampire Chronicles series. She lives in La Quinta, California.
What I loved most about this novel was it's rich detailed history and sense of timelessness. The weaving in and out of history was fascinating as was meeting a vampire in a modern day setting. The characters captured my imagination and stayed with me. The novel so affected me that I still have the original paperback I purchased back in college (circa late 1970's)