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: 3.89 · 2,046,763 ratings · 56,898 reviews · 224 distinct worksSimilar authors
Interview with the Vampire ...

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The Vampire Lestat (The Vam...

4.06 avg rating — 184,780 ratings — published 1985 — 124 editions
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The Queen of the Damned (Th...

3.88 avg rating — 143,406 ratings — published 1988 — 104 editions
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The Witching Hour (Lives of...

4.10 avg rating — 106,358 ratings — published 1990 — 83 editions
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The Tale of the Body Thief ...

3.73 avg rating — 81,160 ratings — published 1992 — 76 editions
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Memnoch the Devil (The Vamp...

3.75 avg rating — 76,422 ratings — published 1995 — 36 editions
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The Vampire Armand (The Vam...

3.77 avg rating — 65,026 ratings — published 1998 — 18 editions
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Lasher (Lives of the Mayfai...

3.86 avg rating — 57,036 ratings — published 1993 — 9 editions
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Taltos (Lives of the Mayfai...

3.81 avg rating — 49,950 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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The Mummy (Ramses the Damne...

3.84 avg rating — 43,652 ratings — published 1989 — 71 editions
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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
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The Mummy The Passion of Cleopatra
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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

Polls

Which do you want to read or re-read for our BOM in May 2014?

Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
 
  7 votes, 15.9%

Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling, #1) by Nalini Singh Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh
 
  5 votes, 11.4%

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1) by Deborah Harkness A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
 
  4 votes, 9.1%

Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill
 
  4 votes, 9.1%

Darkfever (Fever #1) by Karen Marie Moning Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
 
  4 votes, 9.1%

Captured (The Captive, #1) by Erica Stevens Captured by Erica Stevens
 
  4 votes, 9.1%

Covet (Fallen Angels, #1) by J.R. Ward Covet by J.R. Ward
 
  3 votes, 6.8%

A Hunger Like No Other (Immortals After Dark, #2) by Kresley Cole A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole
 
  3 votes, 6.8%

Book of Shadows (Sweep, #1) by Cate Tiernan Book of Shadows by Cate Tiernan
 
  2 votes, 4.5%

Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
 
  2 votes, 4.5%

 
  2 votes, 4.5%

Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Anne Rice Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
 
  2 votes, 4.5%

Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder
 
  2 votes, 4.5%

Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, #1) by Jenn Bennett Kindling the Moon by Jenn Bennett
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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