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Rice, Anne 1941-

Overview
Works: 984 works in 5,304 publications in 17 languages and 142,461 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Paranormal fiction  Horror fiction  Horror tales  Fantasy fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  History 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Contributor, Creator, Attributed name, Other, Director
Classifications: PS3568.I265, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anne Rice
Interview with the vampire by Anne Rice( Book )

194 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 6,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are in a small room with the vampire, face to face, as he speaks--as he pours out the hypnotic, shocking, moving, and erotically charged confessions of his first two hundred years as one of the living dead
The queen of the damned by Anne Rice( Book )

183 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intertwines the stories of rock star and vampire Lestat, beautiful twins haunted by a gruesome tragedy, and Akasha, mother of all vampires, who dreams of godhood
The vampire Lestat by Anne Rice( Book )

203 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the vampire Lestat becomes a rock superstar, he finds himself in serious conflict with the ancients whose powers are beyond his imagining
The witching hour : a novel by Anne Rice( Book )

139 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles comes a huge, hypnotic novel of witchcraft and the occult through four centuries. Demonstrating, once again, her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of legend, Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of witches--a family given to poetry and to incest, to murder and to philosophy; a family that, over the ages, is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous, and seductive being. On the veranda of a great New Orleans house, now faded, a mute and fragile woman sits rocking - and The Witching Hour begins
Christ the Lord : out of Egypt : a novel by Anne Rice( Book )

94 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the childhood of Christ the Lord based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship
The tale of the body thief by Anne Rice( Book )

73 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Lasher : a novel by Anne Rice( Book )

100 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 4,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of this dark and compelling tale is Rowan Mayfair, queen of the coven, who must flee from the darkly brutal, yet irresistable demon known as Lasher
Merrick : a novel by Anne Rice( Book )

92 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of Anne Rice's new novel is the beautiful, unconquerable Merrick, a child--a witch with the power and magical knowledge of a Medea and a Circe. She is a Mayfair of New Orleans, descendent of a family rich in its French and Spanish past, steeped in the age-old tradition of voodoo. Into this strange and exotic world comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, a visitor from another realm of the dark world. In her mesmerizing new novel, the author of the Vampire Chronicles & the saga of the Mayfair witches demonstrates, once again, her gift for spellbinding storytelling & the creation of myth & magic. Now, in a magnificent tale of sorcery & the occult, she makes real for us a hitherto unexplored world of witchcraft. At the center is the beautiful, unconquerable witch, Merrick. She is a descendant of the gens de couleurs libres, a caste derived from the black mistresses of white men, a society of New Orleans octaroons & quadroons, steeped in the lore & ceremony of voodoo, who reign in the shadowy world where the African & the French--the white & the dark--intermingle. Her ancestors are the Great Mayfair witches, of whom she knows nothing--and from whom she inherits the power & magical knowledge of a Circe. Into this exotic New Orleans realm comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, visitor from another dark realm. It is he who recounts Merrick's haunting tale--a tale that takes us from the New Orleans of past & present to the jungles of Guatemala, from the Mayan ruins of a century ago to ancient civilizations not yet explored. Anne Rice's richly told novel weaves an irresistible story of two worlds: the witches' world & the vampires' world, where magical powers & otherworldly fascinations are locked together in a dance of seduction, death, & rebirth
The vampire Armand by Anne Rice( Book )

74 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: In the latest installment of The Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice summons up dazzling worlds to bring us the story of Armand-eternally young, with the face of a Botticelli angel. Armand, who first appeared in all his dark glory more than twenty years ago in the now-classic Interview with the Vampire, the first of The Vampire Chronicles, the novel that established its author worldwide as a magnificent storyteller and creator of magical realms. Now, we go with Armand across the centuries to the Kiev Rus of his boyhood-a ruined city under Mongol dominion - and to ancient Constantinople, where Tartar raiders sell him into slavery. And in a magnificent palazzo in the Venice of the Renaissance we see him emotionally and intellectually in thrall to the great vampire Marius, who masquerades among humankind as a mysterious, reclusive painter and who will bestow upon Armand the gift of vampiric blood. As the novel races to its climax, moving through scenes of luxury and elegance, of ambush, fire, and devil worship to nineteenth-century Paris and today's New Orleans, we see its eternally vulnerable and romantic hero forced to choose between his twilight immortality and the salvation of his immortal soul
Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice( Book )

66 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 3,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vampire is offered work by both God and the Devil. He is Lestat, a man of action who just bumped off a billionaire for smuggling cocaine. The job interviews yield quite a bit of information on his prospective employers, including why God expelled the Devil from Paradise at the time of the Creation. It appears the Devil was against God's scheme to make suffering a regular part of life
The wolf gift : a novel by Anne Rice( Book )

45 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young reporter on assignment is attacked and bitten by an unknown beast in rural Northern California and begins a terrifying but seductive transformation into a being with a dual nature, both man and wolf
Servant of the bones by Anne Rice( Book )

85 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a genie from his origins in ancient Babylon to his appearance in modern-day New York. He recounts his service to masters who owned the gold-plated bones which call him up, and gives his observations of humanity over the ages. By the author of Memnoch the Devil
Blood canticle by Anne Rice( Book )

84 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Rice continues her astonishing Vampire Chronicles with the story of Lestat's passionate quest for redemption, goodness and the love of Rowan Mayfair. Here are all the brilliantly conceived principal characters that make up Anne Rice's world of vampires and witches: Mona Mayfair, who's come to Blackwood Farm to die and is, instead, brought into the realm of the undead
Violin by Anne Rice( Book )

78 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman from New Orleans steals a violin from a ghost and becomes the musician she always wanted, finding herself acclaimed on two continents. Part fantasy, part reality
Blood and gold, or, The story of Marius by Anne Rice( Book )

59 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 3,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: "Rice Writes With Her Usual Erotic And Historically Evocative Flair."--People. Once a proud Senator in Imperial Rome, Marius is kidnapped and forced into that dark realm of blood, where he is made a protector of the Queen and King of the vampires-in whom the core of the supernatural race resides. Through his eyes we see the fall of pagan Rome to the Emperor Constantine, the horrific sack of the Eternal City at the hands of the Visigoths, and the vile aftermath of the Black Death. Ultimately restored by the beauty of the Renaissance, Marius becomes a painter, living dangerously yet happily among mortals, and giving his heart to the great master Botticelli, to the bewitching courtesan Bianca, and to the mysterious young apprentice Armand. But it is in the present day, deep in the jungle, when Marius will meet his fate seeking justice from the oldest vampires in the world
Blackwood Farm by Anne Rice( Book )

81 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted since birth by a mysterious doppelgänger known as Goblin, Quinn Blackwood seeks out the legendary vampire Lestat to free him from the horrifying specter that draws him back to Sugar Devil Swamp and its dark secrets
Angel time : a novel by Anne Rice( Book )

58 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seraph offers contract killer Toby O'Dare a chance to save rather than destroy lives. Carried back through the ages to thirteenth-century England, to dark realms where accusations of ritual murder have been made against Jews, where children suddenly die or disappear, O'Dare begins his perilous quest for salvation
Pandora : new tales of the vampires by Anne Rice( Book )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Rice, creator of the Vampire Lestat, the Mayfair witches and the amazing worlds they inhabit, now gives us the first in a new series of novels linked together by the fledgling vampire David Talbot, who has set out to become a chronicler of his fellow Undead. The novel opens in present-day Paris in a crowded caf, ̌ where David meets Pandora. She is two thousand years old, a Child of the Millennia, the first vampire ever made by the great Marius. David persuades her to tell the story of her life. Pandora begins, reluctantly at first and then with increasing passion, to recount her mesmerizing tale, which takes us through the ages, from Imperial Rome to eighteenth-century France to twentieth-century Paris and New Orleans. She carries us back to her mortal girlhood in the world of Caesar Augustus, a world chronicled by Ovid and Petronius. This is where Pandora meets and falls in love with the handsome, charismatic, lighthearted, still-mortal Marius. This is the Rome she is forced to flee in fear of assassination by conspirators plotting to take over the city. And we follow her to the exotic port of Antioch, where she is destined to be reunited with Marius, now immortal and haunted by his vampire nature, who will bestow on her the Dark Gift as they set out on the fraught and fantastic adventure of their two turbulent centuries together
Christ the Lord : the road to Cana : a novel by Anne Rice( Book )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 3,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Rice's second book in her hugely ambitious and scrupulously researched life of Christ begins in the last winter of the 'hidden years', culminates with forty days and forty nights in the wilderness, and concludes with a miracle--the turning of water into wine at the marriage at Cana. In a vivid and moving narrative, Anne Rice recreates that miraculous journey. Herod Antipas rules Galilee; Pontius Pilate is the new Roman governor of Judea; and the Roman Empire rules the world. In The Road to Cana we see Jesus--Yeshua Bar Joseph--during a winter of no rain, endless dust, and talk of trouble in Judea. He lives in the obscure village of Nazareth, with his large Jewish family, sharing work, worship, trials and comforts. Whispers of a virgin birth have long surrounded him. Those around him wait for some sign of the path he will take, some with awe, others with impatience or incredulity
Vittorio, the vampire : new tales of the vampires by Anne Rice( Book )

63 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Pandora, Anne Rice began a magnificent new series of Vampire novels. Now, in the second of her New Tales of the Vampires, she tells the mesmerizing story of a Vampire in the Italian Age of Gold. Vittorio, educated in the Florence of Cosimo de' Medici, trained in knighthood at his father's mountaintop castle, inhabits a world of courtly splendor & country splendor & country pleasures-a world suddenly shattered when his entire family is destroyed in a bizarre & horrible act of violence committed by an unholy power. But Vittorio himself is spared by the Vampire Ursula, the most beautiful of his supernatural enemies. As he sets out in pursuit of vengeance, entering the nightmarish court of the Ruby Grail, increasingly more enchanted (& confused) by his love for the mysterious Ursula, he finds himself confronted by demonic adversaries, by war & political intrigue. Against a backdrop of the wonders-both sacred & profane- & the beauty & ferocity of Renaissance Italy, Anne Rice creates a passionate & tragic legend of doomed young love & lost innocence. A 15th century Florentine knight sets out to avenge the massacre of his family by vampires. Vittorio di Riniari owes his life to Ursula, a beautiful vampire who had him spared so she could ravish him. He is keen on her too, but family honor comes first. By the author of Pandora. In the second volume in her New Tales of the Vampires series, Anne Rice tells the mesmerizing story of Vittorio, a vampire in the Italian Age of Gold. After his entire family is destroyed in a bizarre and horrible act of violence committed by an unholy power, Vittorio sets out in pursuit of vengeance, entering the nightmarish court of the Ruby Grail
 
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Interview with the vampire
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The queen of the damnedThe vampire LestatThe witching hour : a novelChrist the Lord : out of Egypt : a novelThe tale of the body thiefLasher : a novelMerrick : a novelThe vampire Armand
Alternative Names

controlled identityRampling, Anne, 1941-

controlled identityRoquelaure, A. N.

Anna Rays

Anna Rice

Anne Rice

Anne Rice Ameerika Ühendriikide kirjanik

Anne Rice American writer

Anne Rice Amerikaans schrijfster

Anne Rice amerikansk författare

Anne Rice amerikansk skribent

Anne Rice écrivain américaine

Anne Rice escriptora estatunidenca

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Anne Rice pisarka amerykańska

Anne Rice scriitoare americană

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Anne Rice usona verkisto

Anne Rice yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Anne Riceová

En Rajs

O’Brien, Anne, 1941-

O’Brien, Howard Allen Frances, 1941-

O'Brien, Anne 1941-

O'Brien H. A. 1941-

O'Brien, Howard Allan Frances

O'Brien, Howard Allen Frances 1941-

O'Brien Rice, Anne.

O'Brien Rice, Anne 1941-

Rais, Enn

Raĭs, Ėnn 1941-

Raisa, Anna 1941-

Raisŭ, Aen 1941-

Rampling , Anne

Rampling, Anne 1941-

Rampling, Anne 1941- (pseud.)

Rampling, Anne pseud.

Rampling, Anne (pseud.) 1941-

Rice, Anne

Rice, Anne 1941-

Rice, Anne O'Brien 1941-

Rice, Howard Allan Frances O’Brien 1941-

Rice, Howard Allan Frances O'Brien

Rice, Howard Allan Frances O'Brien 1941-

Roquelaure, A. 1941-

Roquelaure , A. N.

Roquelaure, A.N., 1941-

Roquelaure, A. N. 1941- (pseud.)

Roquelaure, A. N. pseud.

Roquelaure, A. N. (pseud.) 1941-

Roquelaure, Anne

Roquelaure, Anne 1941-

Ан Райс

Ен Рајс

Енн Райс

Райс Э. 1941-

Райс, Энн 1941-

Энн Райс американская писательница, актриса, сценарист, продюсер

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אן רייס סופרת אמריקאית

ריס, אן, 1941-

آن رايس كاتبة أمريكية

آن رایس

آن رایس نویسنده آمریکایی

ऐन राइस

ਐਨ ਰਾਈਸ

라이스, 앤 1941-

앤 라이스

አኔ ራይስ

アン・ライス

ライス, アン

安·萊絲

安妮·莱斯

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