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3.0000603338777 out of 53.0000603338777 out of 53.0000603338777 out of 53.0000603338777 out of 53.0000603338777 out of 5 3.00 (22,044 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anne Rice Narrator: Graeme Malcolm Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Vampire Chronicles Release Date:
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At the center is the beautiful, unconquerable witch, Merrick. She is a descendant of the gens de colors libres, a cast derived from the black mistresses of white men, a society of New Orleans octoroons and quadroons, steeped in the lore and ceremony of voodoo, who reign in the shadowy world where the African and the French—the white and the dark—intermingle. Her ancestors are the Great Mayfair Witches, of whom she knows nothing—and from whom she inherits the power and magical knowledge of a Circe.

Into this exotic New Orleans realm comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost mortal vampire, visitor from another dark realm. It is he who recounts Merrick's haunting tale—a tale that takes us from the New Orleans of the past and present to the jungles of Guatemala, from the Mayan ruins of a century ago to ancient civilizations not yet explored.

Anne Rice’s richly told novel weaves an irresistible story of two worlds: the witches’ world and the vampires’ world, where magical powers and otherworldly fascinations are locked together in a dance of seduction, death, and rebirth.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kelly | 2/17/2014

    " Rice melds her two series (Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches) in this book. It's a good thing I had read the previous Witch books. I like the idea of the two stories in this book, and it doesn't feel too contrived to me because David Talbot is the connector. I will admit that I had to revisit/skim a few sections of both series so I could see how the characters all fit into this story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Myra | 2/13/2014

    " Anne Rice is the best storyteller! I'm sure some of the imagery she generated in this book will stay with me forever. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Monica | 2/4/2014

    " One of my favorties in Rice's Vampire saga. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Liz | 2/2/2014

    " Merrick is OK for CD listening on a long car trip. I read many of the Anne Rice books years ago, and either I have moved on in taste or this Rice book just is not on par with others. It seems long and rambling. "

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