Brand: Ballantine Books

Product Code: 9780345384751

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Biographical Note:
Anne Rice is the author of thirty-two books. She lives in Palm Desert, California.


Jacket Description/Flap:
"A wonderfully mesmerizing adventure, delving into the convoluted mind of one of modern fiction's most famous anti-heroes, the vampire Lestat. Rice's writing is elegant and thought-provoking and her story is a gem."
THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE
For centuries Lestat has been a courted prince in the universe of the dead. Now he is alone and everything he once believed in seems false. So he embarks on a dangerous journey to destroy his doubts and loneliness forever....


Marc Notes:
Originally published: New York: Knopf, 1992.


Review Quotes:
Praise for The Tale of the Body Thief

"Tinged with mystery, full of drama . . . The story is involving, the twists surprising." --People

"Rice is our modern messenger of the occult, whose nicely updated dark-side passion plays twist and turn in true Gothic form." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Fast-paced . . . . mesmerizing . . . silkenly sensuous . . . No one writing today matches her deftness with the erotic." --The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Hypnotic . . . masterful." --Cosmopolitan


Publisher Marketing:
In a new 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 - the mesmerizing - passion, power, color, and invention that distinguish the novels of Anne Rice.


Publisher Marketing:
In a gripping feat of storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now-classic Interview with the Vampire. For centuries, Lestat--vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals--has been a courted prince in the dark and flourishing universe of the living dead. Now he is alone. And in his overwhelming need to destroy his doubts and his loneliness, Lestat embarks on the most dangerous enterprise he has undertaken in all the years of his haunted existence.

Praise for The Tale of the Body Thief

"Tinged with mystery, full of drama . . . The story is involving, the twists surprising." --People

"Rice is our modern messenger of the occult, whose nicely updated dark-side passion plays twist and turn in true Gothic form." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Fast-paced . . . . mesmerizing . . . silkenly sensuous . . . No one writing today matches her deftness with the erotic." --The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Hypnotic . . . masterful." --Cosmopolitan


Review Citations:
  • Publishers Weekly 09/13/1993 (EAN 9780345384751, Mass Market Paperbound)
  • Booklist 09/01/1992 pg. 5 (EAN 9780679405283, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • School Library Journal 03/01/1993 pg. 236 (EAN 9780679405283, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 09/01/1992 (EAN 9780679405283, Hardcover)
  • Publishers Weekly 08/24/1992 (EAN 9780679405283, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Fiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780679405283, Hardcover)