The Tale of the Body Thief
In another feat of hypnotic storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now classic Interview with the Vampire and continued with The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned. Lestat speaks. Vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals. For... show more
In another feat of hypnotic storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now classic Interview with the Vampire and continued with The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned. Lestat speaks. Vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals. For centuries he has been a courted prince in the dark and flourishing universe of the living dead. Lestat is alone. And suddenly all his vampire rationale--everything he has come to believe and feel safe with--is called into question. In his overwhelming need to destroy his doubts and his loneliness, Lestat embarks on the most dangerous enterprise he has undertaken in all the danger-haunted years of his long existence.The Tale of the Body Thief is told with the unique--and mesmerizing--passion, power, color, and invention that distinguish the novels of Anne Rice.From the Hardcover edition.
Publish date: December 13th 1997
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: The Vampire Chronicles 0 (#4)
It is official: this is the book that made me an unwavering fan of Lestat. While the previous Vampire Chronicle, Queen of the Damned
Lestat. To jego historia, od początku do końca. W końcu nie umie trzymać się z dala od kłopotów, prawda? W zależności od naszego nastawienia do tej chodzącej mieszaniny pychy, zadufania w sobie, narcyzmu, miłości do piękna, błyskotek, wyszukanych stroi, zależy czy ta historia spodoba się nam czy nie...
This 4th book is different thenI expected. I didn't expect my Vampire Lestat could be so evil at the end. It is kind of weird that Lestat were in different body and he have to find the Body Thief with a help from his friend. I thought this is what Lestat wanted of become a human, but no he seeing a ...
I had fun reading this book, for the most part. It does have issues, though, and moments where I really wanted something to happen already. I don't think the implications of anyone being able to switch bodies whenever they want (albeit with some training), and what that would mean for the vampires, ...
Bullet Review:Wow. What a serious waste of my time! I felt bad when I was bored with The Queen of the Damned, which I attribute to being Vampire Chronicle-d out, but I can't use that excuse with this book. I had quite a few months between "Queen of the Damned" and whatever THIS is.This book has a th...