Vampire Companion: The Official Guide to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles

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Written with the full cooperation of Anne Rice - and now with more than 1,200 entries - The Vampire Companion offers an insightful exploration, appreciation, and interpretation of all the characters and events, names and places, symbols and themes in the five volumes of The Vampire Chronicles, including more than one hundred pages of new entries on Rice's latest vampire novel, Memnoch the Devil. Everything that readers might want to explore further is annotated and analyzed in this entertaining and enlightening ...
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Overview

Written with the full cooperation of Anne Rice - and now with more than 1,200 entries - The Vampire Companion offers an insightful exploration, appreciation, and interpretation of all the characters and events, names and places, symbols and themes in the five volumes of The Vampire Chronicles, including more than one hundred pages of new entries on Rice's latest vampire novel, Memnoch the Devil. Everything that readers might want to explore further is annotated and analyzed in this entertaining and enlightening work: the unforgettable characters of Louis, Lestat, Claudia, Akasha, Armand, and Memnoch; the important points of interest on Lestat's fascinating tour through Heaven and Hell; ancient lore; Rice's unique contributions to the mythos of vampires; the literary inspirations that echo through the novels; Rice's own reflections and revalations about her work and about the movie Interview with the Vampire; and much more.

Ramsland has created the ultimate, in-depth guide to the world, history, and characters of the phenomenally popular Rice vampire dynasty. Along with photos, maps, drawings, and a historical timeline, this first-ever paperback edition is updated to include the newest entry in The Vampire Chronicles, Memnoch the Devil, as well as coverage of the film, Interview with the Vampire.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737232868
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/28/1995
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 577

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