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Blood and Gold

Anne Rice

"RICE WRITES WITH HER USUAL EROTIC AND HISTORICALLY EVOCATIVE FLAIR." -People Once a proud Senator in Imperial Rome, Marius is kidnapped and forced into that dark realm of blood, where he is made a protector of the Queen and King of the vampires-in whom the core of the supernatural race resides. Through his eyes we see the fall of pagan Rome to the Emperor Constantine, the horrific sack of the Eternal City at the hands of the Visigoths, and the vile aftermath of the Black Death. Ultimately restored by the beauty of the Renaissance, Marius becomes a painter, living dangerously yet happily among mortals, and giving his heart to the great master Botticelli, to the bewitching courtesan Bianca, and to the mysterious young apprentice Armand. But it is in the present day, deep in the jungle, when Marius will meet his fate seeking justice from the oldest vampires in the world. . . . From the Paperback edition.

"RICE WRITES WITH HER USUAL EROTIC AND HISTORICALLY EVOCATIVE FLAIR." -People Once a proud Senator in Imperial Rome, Marius is kidnapped and forced into that dark realm of blood, where he is made a protector of the Queen and King of the vampires-in whom the core of the supernatural race resides. Through his eyes we see the fall of pagan Rome to the Emperor Constantine, the horrific sack of the Eternal City at the hands of the Visigoths, and the vile aftermath of the Black Death. Ultimately restored by the beauty of the Renaissance, Marius becomes a painter, living dangerously yet happily among mortals, and giving his heart to the great master Botticelli, to the bewitching courtesan Bianca, and to the mysterious young apprentice Armand. But it is in the present day, deep in the jungle, when Marius will meet his fate seeking justice from the oldest vampires in the world. . . . From the Paperback edition.
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"RICE WRITES WITH HER USUAL EROTIC AND HISTORICALLY EVOCATIVE FLAIR." -People Once a proud Senator in Imperial Rome, Marius is kidnapped and forced into that dark realm of blood, where he is made a protector of the Queen and King of the vampires-in whom the core of the supernatural race resides. Through his eyes we see the fall of pagan Rome to the Emperor Constantine, the horrific sack of the Eternal City at the hands of the Visigoths, and the vile aftermath of the Black Death. Ultimately restored by the beauty of the Renaissance, Marius becomes a painter, living dangerously yet happily among mortals, and giving his heart to the great master Botticelli, to the bewitching courtesan Bianca, and to the mysterious young apprentice Armand. But it is in the present day, deep in the jungle, when Marius will meet his fate seeking justice from the oldest vampires in the world. . . . From the Paperback edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Roger Rees

Length:

18h 37m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

51:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

50:12


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

51:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

50:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

51:42


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

51:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

51:13


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

49:47


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

51:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

51:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

51:32


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

51:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

52:47


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

51:38


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

52:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

51:41


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

51:27


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

51:12


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

51:42


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

51:41


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

50:04


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

40:05