She is most well known for her series of novels about vampires entitled the vampire chronicles which feature famous character lestat. An international bestseller and beloved cultural touchstone, anne rices classic novel interview with the vampire starts where bram stoker and the hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myth chicago tribune. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Oct 17, 2000 merrick is the seventh book in the vampire chronicles by anne rice. I think i have now read everything she has ever written, some several times over.
Anne rice is a mastermind in intertwining the occult and christianity in a suductive series within a series. In these novels the mayfair witches become part of the vampire chronicles world. Rice has authored several series, including the vampire chronicles and quite a few others. Anne rice breathed new life into her vampire chronicles with her novel merrick, featuring three of her most popular charactersthe vampires lestat, louis and the dead child vampire claudiaand introduced them to the world of her mayfair witches series. She is a mayfair of new orleans, descendent of a family rich in its french and spanish past, steeped in the ageold tradition of voodoo. Now lestat lives again, but in a twilight world of music and memory. Unfortunately, with a limp title character and a meandering, weird plot, merrick is most noteworthy for its unrealized potential and what it could have been, if rice had cultivated it. She cared about what books of hers that we enjoyed and how we loved the interview movie in so on. The witching hour 1990 lasher 1993 taltos 1994 merrick 2000 blackwood farm 2002 blood canticle 2003 future. Merrick is taken in by the talamasca when she is a young child due to the death of her grandma and her powers as a witch. Rice ended up writing ten novels in the vampire chronicles. Exit to eden, feast of all saints, interview with the vampire, lasher, merrick, the mummy, pandora, queen of the damned, servant of the bones, tale of the body thief, vampire lestat, vittorio the. Rice offers a haunting look at the separate but equally intriguing worlds of witches and vampires united here through merrick s witchcraft on talbots behalf.
About the complete vampire chronicles 12book bundle. Merrick by anne rice and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Rice said in a 2008 interview that her vampires were a metaphor for lost souls. In this mesmerizing new novel, anne rice demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and magic, as she weaves together two of her most compelling worlds. Which is a given with any anne rice novel whether you like it or not. Interview with a vampire was adapted into a popular 1994 film starring tom cruise, kirsten dunst, brad pitt, and antonio banderas. By the time we reached the rue decateur, scarcely a block and a half from the caf. Get the best deals on anne rice 1st edition books when you shop the largest online selection at. Overview in this mesmerizing new novel, anne rice demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and magic, as she weaves together two of her most compelling worlds.
The vampire chronicles and rices lives of the mayfair witches series have a few crossover novels, making witches part of the vampires universe. Merrick at the center of anne rice s new novel is the beautiful, unconquerable merrick, a childa witch with the power and magical knowledge of a medea and a circe. There is a lot of flowery description of new orleans and seductive hips and bosoms and skirts and long tapering fingers and stuff. It seems hard to bring back the essence of books like the queen of the damned and the vampire armand to the chronicles. I had the opportunity to meet anne rice just recently at the booksigning of merrick. Fans will recognize characters from past books, including louis and lestat.
Merrick is the seventh book in the vampire chronicles by anne rice. Merrick 2000 is the seventh book in anne rice s the vampire chronicles series. She is most well known for her series of novels about vampires entitled the vampire chronicles. Merrick 9780676973310 by anne rice and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Anne rice is a mastermind in intertwining the occult and christianity in a suductive series within a. She lives in new orleans with her husband, the poet and painter stan rice. They are followed by the beautiful witch merrick mayfair, an offshoot of the mayfair clan, with julien. This book brings together rices vampires and the mayfair witches. In anne rices new book, merrick, the worlds of her vampires and her witches come together in an epic tale that spans the lush streets of new orleans to the mystical hidden caves of guatemala. Anne rice was born howard allen frances obrien on october 4, 1941. Jan 04, 2000 listen to merrick audiobook by anne rice. In the new tales of the vampires series, rice wrote pandora and a follow up, vittorio the vampire.
In her new novel, perennial bestseller anne rice fuses her two uniquely seductive strains of narrative her vampire legend and her lore of the mayfair witches to give us a world of classic. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read merrick. Anne rice is the author of more than thirty internationally bestselling books including the mayfair witches sequence, songs of the seraphim and the wolf gift chronicles. When last the vampire lestat was seen, he was rising from the dead in presentday new orleans to walk again among anne rice s unforgettable undead. The complete vampire chronicles 12book bundle by anne rice. In this mesmerizing new novel, anne rice demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding. Vampires, witchcraft and voodoo come together in this vivid, exotic and terrifying novel.
Merrick 2000 is the seventh book in anne rices the vampire chronicles series. Her books have sold over 100 million copies world wide. This book brings together rice s vampires and the mayfair witches. Her notable works included the vampire chronicles, which largely feature the vampire lestat, and a trilogy about the mayfair witches. The 22nd novel from the dazzlingly popular vampire chronicler the vampire lestat, the witching hour, etc. Interview with the vampire introduced me to anne rice many years ago now, and i have been a fan of her work ever since. Anne rice s vampires are different from any other vampire books i have ever read. Merrick book by anne rice half price books marketplace. Anne rice, american author best known for her novels about vampires and other supernatural creatures.
Anne rice tries to meld her two most popular series in merrick, where the mayfair witches and the seductive vampires collide. Just when you thought it was safe for a bloodsucker to go out in the dark in new orleans, along comes merrick. Rice combines series to give the old top a new spin. Anne rice, born in new orleans in 1941, is best known for her vampire chronicles novels, some of the bestselling novels of all time. At the center is the beautiful, unconquerable witch, merrick. Anne rice is an american author of gothic and christian fiction. Merricks old favorite chanel perfume enchanted me, carrying me back years again. Below is the order in which anne rices novels were originally released in. Merrick is an interesting try of mixing the whole rice thing. The vampire lestat was published in 1985, followed by the queen of the damned and the tale of the body thief. In this mesmerizing new novel, anne rice demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and magic, as she weaves.120 864 322 1479 1063 580 233 955 747 223 348 576 1603 1470 1072 895 1046 1515 586 1207 503 582 452 1303 1552 1453 423 150 1174 452 1160 524 1367 241 622 1345 1184 170 439 981 322