By Anne Rice
In her new novel, perennial bestseller Anne Rice fuses her uniquely seductive traces of narrative—her Vampire legend and her lore of the Mayfair witches—to supply us a global of vintage deep-south luxurious and ancestral secrets.
Welcome to Blackwood Farm: hovering white columns, spacious drawing rooms, brilliant, sun-drenched gardens, and a dismal strip of the dense Sugar satan Swamp. this is often the realm of Quinn Blackwood, a super younger guy haunted considering that start by means of a mysterious doppelgänger, "Goblin," a spirit from a dream global that Quinn can't break out and that stops him from belonging wherever. whilst Quinn is made a Vampire, wasting all that's rightfully his and gaining an undesirable immortality, his doppelgänger turns into much more vampiric and terrifying than Quinn himself.
As the unconventional strikes back and forth in time, from Quinn's boyhood on Blackwood Farm to give day New Orleans, from historical Athens to 19th-century Naples, Quinn seeks out the mythical Vampire Lestat within the desire of liberating himself from the spectre that attracts him inexorably again to Sugar satan Swamp and the explosive secrets and techniques it holds.
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