The Tale of the Body Thief (The Vampire Chronicles #4) - Anne Rice7.16

Lambda Award nominee 1992.

In another feat of hypnotic storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now classic Interview with the Vampire and continued with The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned.

Lestat speaks. Vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals. For centuries he has been a courted prince in the dark and flourishing universe of the living dead. Lestat is alone.  And suddenly all his vampire rationale – everything he has come to believe and feel safe with – is called into question. In his overwhelming need to destroy his doubts and his loneliness, Lestat embarks on the most dangerous enterprise he has undertaken in all the danger-haunted years of his long existence.

The Tale of the Body Thief is told with the unique – and mesmerizing – passion, power, color, and invention that distinguish the novels of Anne Rice.

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Release date: 1992
Genres: horror
Tags: vampires
Average rating: 7.16/10
Total ratings: 12
Updated: August 17, 2021

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Reviews

6/10 |
November 17, 2007
It's a shame that the quality of The Vampire Chronicles began to drop with this book. This book isn't as good as Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat or The Queen of the Damned. You may enjoy reading this book, but you should know that ...