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The Witching Hour - Anne Rice
The Witching Hour
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Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds like a poisonous lotus blossom redolent... show more
Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds like a poisonous lotus blossom redolent with luxurious evil."THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
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Format: Mass Market Paperback
ISBN: 9780345384461 (0345384466)
ASIN: 345384466
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 38
Edition language: English
Series: Lives of the Mayfair Witches (#1)
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Community Reviews
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 Spoopy Love Affair With Books
A Spoopy 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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