The Vampire Armand

The Vampire Armand

Book - 1998
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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.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1998.
Edition: 1st trade ed.
ISBN: 9780679454472
0679454470
Branch Call Number: Fic Rice
Characteristics: 387 p. ; 25 cm.

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Quimeras Jul 15, 2014

A good part of this book covers the shared history of my two favorite vampires: Armand and Marius.

btmslt Mar 30, 2012

Another novel in the vampire series which is a good read.

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joshcarr Oct 15, 2009

Armand tells the story of his life which begins as a slave in 15th-century Constantinople.

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