By Anne Rice
Anne Rice maintains her dazzling Vampire Chronicles in a brand new novel that starts off the place Blackwood Farm left off—and tells the tale of Lestat's quest for redemption, goodness, and the affection of Rowan Mayfair.
Welcome again to Blackwood Farm. listed here are the entire brilliantly conceived characters that make up the 2 worlds of vampires and witches: Mona Mayfair, who's come to the farm to die and is introduced into the world of the undead; her uncle, Julian Mayfair, father or mother of the family members, made up our minds to ceaselessly torment Lestat for what he has performed to Mona; Rowan Mayfair, tremendous neurosurgeon and witch, who unearths herself dangerously interested in the omnipotent Lestat; her husband, Michael Curry, hero of the Mayfair Chronicles, who seeks Lestat's support with the transitority insanity of his spouse; Ash Templeton, a 5,000-year-old Taltos who has taken Mona's baby; and Patsy, the country-western singer, who returns to avenge her loss of life by the hands of her son, Quinn Blackwood. Delightfully, on the book's middle is the Vampire Lestat, as soon as the epitome of evil, now pursuing the transformation set in movement with Memnoch the Devil. He struggles together with his vampirism and yearns for goodness, purity and love, as he saves Patsy's ghost from the darkish realm of the Earthbound, uncovers the secret of the Taltos and unselfishly comes to a decision the destiny of his cherished Rowan Mayfair.
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There are a couple of things that separate people with Renfield's Syndrome from those who simply like to prétend to be vampires. First, those with thé syndrome do not necessarily claim to like thé night or darkness, or to fear thé sun for any reason (many of thé mortal blood drinkers in this chapter curiously hâve several attributes that make them similar to fictional vampires). Second, those with thé disorder could not possibly be imitating fictional characters because they began drinking blood at very young âges—not many four-year-olds are vampire fanatics who want to imitate their idols.
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Blood Canticle (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, Book 6; Vampire Chronicles, Book 10) by Anne Rice