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The Vampire Armand - The Vampire Chronicles (Rice, Anne, Vampire Chronicles) (1998)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Fiction
Subject Vampires
Publication Date 10/10/1998
Format Hardcover (9.8 mm)
Publisher Knopf
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket
Description
In the latest installment of The Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice summons up dazzling worlds to bring us the story of Armand--eternally young, with the face of a Botticelli angel. Armand, who first appeared in all his dark glory more than twenty years ago in the now-classic Interview with the Vampire, the first of The Vampire Chronicles, the novel that established its author worldwide as a magnificent storyteller and creator of magical realms.
        
Now, we go with Armand across the centuries to the Kiev Rus of his boyhood--a ruined city under Mongol dominion--and to ancient Constantinople, where Tartar raiders sell him into slavery. And in a magnificent palazzo in the Venice of the Renaissance we see him emotionally and intellectually in thrall to the great vampire Marius, who masquerades among humankind as a mysterious, reclusive painter and who will bestow upon Armand the gift of vampiric blood.
        
As the novel races to its climax, moving through scenes of luxury and elegance, of ambush, fire, and devil worship to nineteenth-century Paris and today's New Orleans, we see its eternally vulnerable and romantic hero forced to choose between his twilight immortality and the salvation of his immortal soul.
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Product Details
LoC Classification PS3568.I265V25 1998
Dewey 813/.54
ISBN 0679454470
Edition 1st trade ed.
Series The Vampire Chronicles
Cover Price $26.95
No. of Pages 388
First Edition No
Rare No