The Vampire Lestat
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More informationLestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice's enthralling 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 of his eternal, terrifying exsitence. His is a mesmerizing story-passionate, complex, and thrilling.
Praise for The Vampire Lestat
"Frightening, sensual . . . 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, to become lightheaded as if our blood is slowly being drained away."-San Francisco Chronicle
"Fiercely ambitious, nothing less than a complete unnatural history of vampires."-The Village Voice
"Brilliant . . . its undead characters are utterly alive."-The New York Times Book Review
"Luxuriantly created and richly told."-The Cleveland Plain Dealer