The Master of Rampling Gate * Anne Rice Review

Rampling Gate. It was so real to us in the old pictures, rising like a fairy-tale castle out of its own dark wood. A wilderness of gables and chimneys between those two immense towers, grey stone walls mantled in ivy, mullioned windows reflecting the drifting clouds. But why had Father never taken us there? And why, on hisContinue reading “The Master of Rampling Gate * Anne Rice Review”

The Queen of The Damned * Anne Rice

After Interview with a Vampire and The Vampire Lestat and the auto-biographical rise to fame, Lestat finds that he has gone a bit soft and unnoticed. Not even the Tale of the Body Thief could bring him back to his notorious ways. So he releases a rock album into the world (which causes one ofContinue reading “The Queen of The Damned * Anne Rice”

The Tale of the Body Thief * Anne Rice

Miami, 1992, a tropical garden of a city where corruption pulses beneath the lush surface – the perfect city for a vampire. Yet Lestat – hero, rock star, incorrigible seducer and the most powerful and sensual vampire of them all – prowls this savage garden in desperate misery. Restlessly pursuing the mystery of his darkContinue reading “The Tale of the Body Thief * Anne Rice”

The Vampire Lestat * Anne Rice Book Review

Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling new novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock star in the demonic, shimmering 1980s, he rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery ofContinue reading “The Vampire Lestat * Anne Rice Book Review”

Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice

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 and neurosurgeon, who attracts spirits to herself, casts spells on others and findsContinue reading “Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice”

Anne Rice * Blackwood Farm Book Review

From the Vampire Chronicles comes this wonderful book about Tarquin Blackwood, the last heir to the Blackwood fortune and young master of Blackwood farm and how he’s become a vampire, in love with one of the Mayfair witches and tortured by a spirit called Goblin. The book is wonderful (maybe because of its narcissism, self-obsessionContinue reading “Anne Rice * Blackwood Farm Book Review”

Blackwood farm -Why I loved Tarquin Blacwood from the mouth of Lestat

“All right,” he said. “Here comes the litany of reasons I didn’t kill you. I like you. I like that you have a woman’s lineaments and a man’s body, a boy’s curious eyes and a man’s large easy gestures, a child’s frank words and a man’s voice, a blundering manner and an honest grace.”

Blood and Gold * Anne Rice

Enter an era spanning over 1000 years, watching over the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of Constantinople, ranging from Venice, Italy to St. Petersburg, Russia and then to Germany. See the story of Marius, the vampire, and his search of his lost love, Pandora, while keeping watch over “Those who mustContinue reading “Blood and Gold * Anne Rice”

The painful story of a breakup * Blood and Gold

“But Bianca, what has it always been with you and me but harmony? Think of our long years when we dwelt in the shrine, and went out on the night winds where I could carry us. Think of the quiet between us, or the long conversations in which I talked of so many things andContinue reading “The painful story of a breakup * Blood and Gold”