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The Witching Hour - Anne Rice
The Witching Hour
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On the verandah of a great New Orleans house, now faded, a mute and fragile woman sits rocking. And the witching hour begins. This title is from the author of 'The Vampire Chronicles'.
On the verandah of a great New Orleans house, now faded, a mute and fragile woman sits rocking. And the witching hour begins. This title is from the author of 'The Vampire Chronicles'.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099471424 (0099471426)
Publisher: Arrow
Pages no: 1207
Edition language: English
Series: Lives of the Mayfair Witches (#1)
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Tami
Tami rated it
2.0 Not that sold on this series, though it was atmospheric.
Interesting concept and solid writing. It just didn't grab me like her Vampire-books did. It also felt a bit same old, same old, though it technically wasn't.
A Reciprocal Love Affair With Books
A Reciprocal Love Affair With Books rated it
5.0 Review: The Witching Hour (Lives of the Mayfair Witches #1) by Anne Rice
There's a brilliant madness to the excesses of this novel. Quite like New Orleans itself, the city she adores and adores writing about, Rice's prose is decadent, perhaps a bit overwrought, but all the more beautiful for it. I'm glad I waited to read this one, because my younger self would have strug...
Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it
2.5 The Witching Hour (Mayfair Witches #1) by Anne Rice
There’s a house in New Orleans, in the Garden district that has slowly fallen into disrepair. It’s the residence of the core of the Mayfair family – the Mayfair witches For generations the Talamasca has watched the Mayfair witches since their distant ancestor was burned at the stake in Scotland. H...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Witching Hour (Spanish Edition) (v. 1)
Yes occasionally the information about the past was interesting but there were times that I really wanted the Readers Digest version of this story of a family haunted by a spirit that has plans for them and researched by a mysterious group (the Talamasca) who are trying to preserve good. It's inter...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Witching Hour (Spanish Edition) (v. 1)
Yes occasionally the information about the past was interesting but there were times that I really wanted the Readers Digest version of this story of a family haunted by a spirit that has plans for them and researched by a mysterious group (the Talamasca) who are trying to preserve good.It's interes...
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