Memnoch the Devil (The Vampire Chronicles #5) - Anne Rice6.00

In Anne Rice's new novel, the Vampire Lestat – outsider, canny monster, hero-wanderer – is at last offered the chance to be redeemed. He is brought into direct confrontation with both God and the Devil, and into the land of Death.

We are in New York. The city is blanketed in snow. Through the whiteness Lestat is searching for Dora, the beautiful and charismatic daughter of a drug lord, the woman who arouses Lestat's tenderness as no mortal ever has.

While torn between his vampire passions and his overwhelming love for Dora, Lestat is confronted by the most dangerous adversaries he has yet known. He is snatched from the world itself by the mysterious Memnoch, who claims to be the Devil. He is invited to be a witness at the Creation. He is taken like the ancient prophets into the heavenly realm and is ushered into Purgatory. He must decide if he can believe in the Devil or in God. And finally, he must decide which, if either, he will serve.

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Release date: 1995
Genres: horror
Tags: vampires
Average rating: 6.00/10
Total ratings: 4
Updated: August 14, 2021

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Reviews

2/10 |
November 17, 2007
I didn't like this book at all. This book was a big disappointment to me, because I expected it to be as good as the first books. In my opinion Anne Rice should never have written this book, because it contains too much religious and philosophical ...