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Memnoch the Devil - Anne Rice
Memnoch the Devil
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In Anne Rice's extraordinary fifth novel of "The Vampire Chronicles", irresistible antihero Lestat encounters his most dangerous adversary--the mysterious being Memnoch, who claims to be the Devil. Ushered through the realms of Heaven, Purgatory, and Hell, Lestat must finally decide if he can... show more
In Anne Rice's extraordinary fifth novel of "The Vampire Chronicles", irresistible antihero Lestat encounters his most dangerous adversary--the mysterious being Memnoch, who claims to be the Devil. Ushered through the realms of Heaven, Purgatory, and Hell, Lestat must finally decide if he can believe in the Devil or God--and which, if either, he will serve.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780307575876 (030757587X)
ASIN: B004AP9W46
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: The Vampire Chronicles 0 (#5)
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 MEMNOCH THE DEVIL Review
When Anne Rice fans are asked which of her books they feel most passionate about — whether positively or negatively — the answer is almost invariable: Memnoch the Devil. Acting as a bit of a precursor to Rice’s Christian fiction novels of the mid-00s, this book is tonally out of step with the previo...
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it
2.0 Memnoch the Devil
After writing the two best novels in her Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice puts out a dud in this fifth installment. In this novel, the Devil, Memnoch, recruits Rice’s vampire bad boy Lestat, to fight God. Perhaps the premise was too far reaching for an effective novel, but the novel had too much backst...
Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it
0.5 Memnoch the Devil (Vampire Chronicles #5) by Anne Rice
Memnoch the Devil takes Lestat on an extremely long tour of the past, creation, angels, evolution, the passion of Christ and more – because he has a job proposition for the Brat Prince Memnoch the Devil, also known as “the Bible according to Anne Rice” or “Anne Rice’s theological musings”. P...
Nicole Reads
Nicole Reads rated it
1.0 Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice
Finishing this book was a chore. A sad realization considering how much I loved Anne Rice's previous books, but boy am I happy to be done with this one. My reading experience can be summarized the following way: Yay! Lestat!, ok I'm bored, holy mother of vodka this is dull, should I drink? maybe i...
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto rated it
3.0
Not as good as some of Rice's other works, but all in all, it is an interesting story. I liked how Rice depicted God as a flawed being not unlike ourselves; however, she kind of made him, for lack of a better word, a douchebag.
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