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The Witches' Companion (Lives of the Mayfair Witches)

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An A-to-Z encyclopedia of information, interpretation, and analysis devoted to the characters and key events, places and symbols, historical and mythological themes of Rice's sensuous saga of the Mayfair Witches, featuring character breakdowns, a genealogy of the Mayfair family, and more. Reprint.
Paperback, 544 pages
Published August 27th 1996 by Ballantine Books (first published 1994)
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Brandi Not at all like The Historian, in my opinion. This is however one of the best books I have ever read. It's amazing

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Brittany
Feb 04, 2013 Brittany rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches
I have this book and Katherine Ramsland's The Vampire Companion and enjoyed reading through both. They're good reference books, and contain interesting information even beyond what you read in the series' themselves. I actually did my high school literature research project on Anne Rice, and both Ramsland's books were great resources. Fans of the series will love this companion book.
Rheannon
May 25, 2010 Rheannon rated it it was amazing
it has the Mayfair Family Tree...
Cherie
Nov 17, 2014 Cherie rated it really liked it
Came in very useful during the reading of the Mayfair Witches series. In addition to a Family Tree showing the complex relation between the various Mayfair characters, there's a street map of New Orleans, showing where everything's located, as well as a glossary for nearly every character, location, and term encountered throughout the Mayfair Witches series.
Meri
Jun 24, 2007 Meri rated it it was amazing
It'll help you keep track of all those crazy Mayfairs!
Carolyn Schatzberg
This is needed if you're going to read the chronicles!!
Brooke
Mar 08, 2009 Brooke rated it liked it
Thie is a total nurd book about the places and people in Anne Ricese books, Dustin got it for me, I havent read it all but it is a interesting reference...I found out that Anne Rice has a house in Destin Florida where I went last summer and some of her stories take place.
David Ward
Jan 25, 2016 David Ward rated it liked it
The Witches' Companion (Lives of the Mayfair Witches) by Katherine Ramsland (Ballantine Books 1994) (813.54). This is an encyclopedic gathering of facts, trivia, plots, and characters from Anne Rice's series on the Mayfair Witches. My rating: 7/10, finished 1997.
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