Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. In 1976 millions were taken on a journey throughout the life of a 200 year old vampire. After the rights had been sold to knopf, anne rewrote the book, adding the entire theater of the vampires section and bringing lestat back after his supposed. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing forcea story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 9 pages and is available in audio cassette format. Buy a cheap copy of interview with the vampire book by anne rice. In this installment of the vampire chronicles, anne rice summons up dazzling worlds to bring you the story of armand eternally young, with the face of a botticelli angel. The first edition of the novel was published in 1989, and was written by anne rice.
We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Rices vampire books share a fictional universe with her series lives of the mayfair witches and the novel the mummy, or ramses the damned. Interview with the vampire the vampire chronicles, book 1 and millions of other books are available for instant access. Anne rices interview with the vampire plot summary. Interview with the vampire is a gothic horror and vampire novel by american author anne rice. Secure and comfortable, they are one of the only sensible things a vampire can rest in with no fear of the light. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. The first 3 interview with a vampire, the vampire lestat, and queen of the damned i found to be really entertaining reads. Just as the title of the book implies, an unnamed boy sits down to interview the vampire. Interview with the vampire, the vampire lestat, the queen of the damned pdf epub book. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its publication the time is now. Major themes in anne rices interview with the vampire. Interview with a vampire opened up a world i never knew. Listen to interview with the vampire audiobook by anne rice.
May 31, 2011 listen to interview with the vampire audiobook by anne rice. This year is a banner year for anne rice fans in that there is a new book arriving called prince lestat. Were considering expanding this synopsis into a fulllength study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why its important. In the nowclassic novel interview with the vampire, anne rice refreshed the archetypal vampire myth for a late20thcentury audience. Interview with the vampire plot summary course hero. After the rights had been sold to knopf, anne rewrote the book, adding the entire theater of the vampires section and bringing lestat back after his supposed death by fire. Oct 21, 2014 the maven bears witness against the film adaptation of the vampire chronicles for forever altering the night as we knew it. It provides a thorough exploration of the novels plot, characters and main themes, as well as. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. What strikes me most with rices vampires is the perfect balance she has between making them human and making them monstors. The interviewee, louis, tells his interviewer about his early lifeand early deathin louisiana in 1791. Interview with the vampire is a classic vampire story and one of the first that comes to peoples minds when they think of vampires. The original manuscript for interview was quite different than the final published version. A friend had suggested that i read it and i was reluctant about it.
But for some reason i never felt inclined to read anne rices the vampire chronicles until a few weeks back when my friend showed me the film interview with the vampire, and intrigued, i bought this book. Anne rice we are in a small room with the vampire, face to face, as he speaksas he pours out the hypnotic, shocking, moving, and erotically charged confessions of his first two hundred years as one of the. Louis recounts how he became a vampire at the hands of the radiant and sinister lestat and how he became indoctrinated, unwillingly, into the vampire way of life. Interview after all is a drama at heart with horror elements but what sets it apart from others is the humane way in which its dealt with. It provides a thorough exploration of the novels plot, characters and main themes, as well as a useful introduction to the gothic horror genre. He begins his life as a mortal man and later becomes a vampire. He gets in his car to try and find lestat, but as he is driving on the golden gate bridge, lestat jumps out from the back seat and drains his blood. Rice has followed louis, lestat and others throughout her longrunning vampire chronicles series, which concluded with a tenth book, blood canticle, in 2003. We are in a small room with the vampire, face to face, as he speaksas he pours out the hypnotic, shocking, moving, and erotically charged confessions of his. I dont know why people compare it to the twilight series. Listen to interview with the vampire by anne rice at. Armand first appeared in all his dark glory in the nowclassic interview with the vampire. Now, more than forty years since its release, anne rices masterpiece is more beloved than ever. The novel interview with the vampire, written by anne rice, captivated readers with its language and.
Iwtv is the best vampire story ever this is my favorite book of all times. Read interview with the vampire online free by anne rice. Learn and understand all of the themes found in interview with the vampire, such as human nature. Interview with the vampire, i didnt know much about the book beyond the basic premise, and though i hadnt seen the movie, i did know that it. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its publicationthe time is now. This is the story of louis, as told in his own words, of his journey through mortal and immortal life. This book was the bookthe one that started my love for vampire books. Interview with the vampire by rice,anne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The books do get progressively weirder after that, so read at your own risk. He gets in his car to try and find lestat, but as he is driving on the golden gate bridge, lestat. This is the story of louis, as told in his own words. Interview with a vampire by anne rice, first edition, knopf.
There have been a lot of books expounded on vampires. Read pdf interview with the vampire absolutely for free at. The story in both the book and movie show the love that lestat and louis had for young claudia and the dangers of trying to keep someone young forever. The main plot surrounds three individuals brought and held together by the bond of immortality. Interview with the vampire is a gothic horror and vampire novel by american author anne rice, published in 1976. I read this for the first time when i was 14, and then proceeded to read. The official facebook page of interview with the vampire drink from me and live forever. Basis for the neil jordan film with brad pitt, tom cruise. Authors first book, and the first entry in her vampire chronicles. This summary of interview with a vampire includes a complete plot overview spoilers included. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. He is the protagonist who tells his story in interview with the vampire the first book of the vampire chronicles.
The story begins with the vampire, louis, who meets with a boy conducting an interview of his life. In the interview, molloy asks about vampire stereotypes. Louis admits that most are nonsense, except coffins. This 1st book in the vampire chronicles is luscious in louis misery. Later dismissed as lies by lestat in further vc books, i would dearly love that anne rice might. Interview with the vampire by rice,anne and a great selection of related books. The maven bears witness against the film adaptation of the vampire chronicles for forever altering the night as we knew it. Interview with the vampire is a story of immortality, loyalty, and detachment.
In its unceasing flow of spellbinding storytelling, of danger and flight, of loyalty and treachery, interview with the vampire bears witness to a literary imagination of the first order. Interview with the vampire audiobook listen instantly. From bram stoker, who created dracula, one of the first awesome classics, to anne rice who compo. Interview with the vampire by anne rice book analysis. The interviewer wakes up and jumps in his car to try and find lestat. He also introduces the child vampire claudia into his story. At just over 2 hours long though, this may put off the viewer looking for an all out action vampire piece or those with little patience. His ghastly initiation into the netherworld is as mesmeric as is the discovery he is not alone in the nightly search for warm fresh blood. Learn more about interview with the vampire with a detailed plot summary and plot diagram. Interview with the vampire the vampire chronicles, book 1. Interview with the vampire audiobook, by anne rice. When interview with the vampire was originally published the washington post said it was. Interview with the vampire that was not in the book. Interview was the first of rices bestselling vampire chronicles.
Im glad i gave in because years later it remains as exciting as it was the first time i read it. Although i highly doubt the title comes to mind without picturing brad pitt and tom cruise. This practical and insightful reading guide offers a complete summary and analysis of interview with the vampire by anne rice. Louis chronicles his meeting of the vampire lestat and the ending result of louis becoming a vampire. Interview with vampire by anne rice, signed abebooks. Interview with the vampire the vampire chronicles wiki. Rice said in a 2008 interview that her vampires were a metaphor for lost. By the end of the first page, the vampire has already debunked a widely believed myth about vampires. Interview with the vampire is a vampire bestseller novel by anne rice written in 1973 and published in 1976.448 289 1127 512 1078 86 686 1005 996 1303 107 1196 1531 1049 928 322 803 823 1459 837 819 1522 857 56 1414 529 1014 568 379 455 197 945 1165 1539 1404 59 1243 1154 907 1475 1182 668 20 1320 599