Anne Rice

Anne Rice

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in New Orleans, Louisiana, The United States
October 04, 1941



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Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien) is a best-selling American author of gothic, supernatural, historical, erotica, and later religious themed books. Best known for The Vampire Chronicles, her prevailing thematical focus is on love, death, immortality, existentialism, and the human condition. She was married to poet Stan Rice for 41 years until his death in 2002. Her books have sold nearly 100 million copies, making her one of the most widely read authors in modern history.

She uses the pseudonym Anne Rampling for adult-themed fiction (i.e., erotica) and A.N. Roquelaure for fiction featuring sexually explicit sado-masochism.

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Weather is becoming ever more a mystery. It's chilly this morning in the California desert. There is snow on the nearby mountains. I can't recall it ever being this cold in late April. How bizarre.

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Average rating: 3.84 · 1,429,259 ratings · 36,265 reviews · 126 distinct works · Similar authors
Interview with the Vampire ...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 345,130 ratings — published 1976 — 6 editions
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The Vampire Lestat (The Vam...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 125,593 ratings — published 1985 — 102 editions
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The Queen of the Damned (Th...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 98,600 ratings — published 1988 — 91 editions
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The Witching Hour (Lives of...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 73,756 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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The Tale of the Body Thief ...
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 62,539 ratings — published 1992 — 57 editions
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Memnoch the Devil (The Vamp...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 57,854 ratings — published 1995 — 56 editions
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The Vampire Armand (The Vam...
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 49,938 ratings — published 1998 — 56 editions
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Lasher (Lives of the Mayfai...
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 43,422 ratings — published 1993 — 13 editions
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Taltos (Lives of the Mayfai...
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 38,848 ratings — published 1994 — 54 editions
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The Mummy
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 33,608 ratings — published 1989 — 49 editions
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More books by Anne Rice…
Interview with the Vampire The Vampire Lestat The Queen of the Damned The Tale of the Body Thief Memnoch the Devil The Vampire Armand Merrick
The Vampire Chronicles (12 books)
3.8867106212733757 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 856,338 ratings

The Witching Hour Lasher Taltos Merrick Blackwood Farm Blood Canticle
Lives of the Mayfair Witches (6 books)
3.8805965663946287 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 232,933 ratings

Pandora Vittorio, The Vampire
New Tales of the Vampires (2 books)
3.6587476979742175 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 59,730 ratings

The Wolf Gift The Wolves of Midwinter
The Wolf Gift Chronicles (2 books)
3.523664710669465 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 23,347 ratings

Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt Christ the Lord: The Road t...
Christ The Lord (2 books)
3.6236104791003054 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 15,383 ratings

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November 2008, Anne Rice
"The supernatural world has always been more real to me than the real world. I feel a great surge of energy when I acknowledge that there is a world beyond this one. In my early novels I made up stories about forces that I sensed. Now I write about faith in something in which I completely believe. " ...More

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“None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are.”
Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

“You do have a story inside you; it lies articulate and waiting to be written — behind your silence and your suffering.”
Anne Rice

“Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.”
Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire


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