"A welcome chance to catch up with old friends...Fascinating...When we emerge from its folds, there's good news on the last page: 'The chronicle of the vampires will continue.' Yum." PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER A feat of mesmerizing storytelling, a chilling entertainment, THE QUEEN OF THE DAMNED unleashes Akasha, the Queen herself, who has risen from a ...
"A welcome chance to catch up with old friends...Fascinating...When we emerge from its folds, there's good news on the last page: 'The chronicle of the vampires will continue.' Yum." PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER A feat of mesmerizing storytelling, a chilling entertainment, THE QUEEN OF THE DAMNED unleashes Akasha, the Queen herself, who has risen from a six-thousand year sleep to let loose the powers of the night. Akasha has a marvelously devious plan to "save" mankind and destroy Lestat--in this extraordinarily sensual novel of the complex, erotic, electrifying world of the undead.
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Boy, she really goes on and on in this one. Some parts felt a little like torture. Still, when it worked, it really worked.
Oct 31, 2008
More like Queen of the mosh pit
This book officially killed my interest in Anne Rice's vampire chronicles. Lestat as a rock star? Ha! Too far fetched even for me. Lestat who goes underground for many years is awakened by the local garage band because he digs their music? Um... sure. When he wants to jam with them he discovers they have been reading Louis' tell all about their years together. Okay? Then Lestat is all like "Hey this book is about me, I'm Lestat." And the kids in the band are all like "Oh that is soooo killer dude, be our singer and write the lyrics for all our songs!" Ha ha ha. Meanwhile the Queen of all vampires is getting pretty angry because Lestat is revealing all about them through his lyrics. And fellow vampires the world over are going up into big balls of flames. Alrighty? Now its up to Lestat and some chick with powers of the supernatural kind to stop the Queen. This is some silly stuff, was it meant to be taken seriously? Or was this social comment on people becoming to wrapped up in their own fame?
Aug 29, 2007
A vampires' history
This book was so compelling that I lost sleep . I just couldn't put it down. You'll find yourself immersed into a supernatural world where Vampires become the good guys to conquer evil and save human kind. The movie barely did justice to Rices' imagination and to the story of the birth of vampires. You feel yourself being transported to a world of glamour laced with bloodlust and bleeding hearts.This is a book that should become a part of your collection to read over and over again.Enjoy your trip into Anne Rice's mind.
May 9, 2007
If you liked the movie you have to read this book because of the history is revealed of where and how the vampires came to exist. When you read this you will jump into the world of Anne Rice. The twins are explained in this book, where as in the movie they didn?t even exist it was just Maharet. The quest for Lestat to be the brat prince is realized when he becomes a famous rock star and has a huge concert in the desert. You must read this it was a very entertaining book.
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