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Blood communion: a tale of Prince Lestat

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Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
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The Vampire Chronicles continue with a riveting, rich saga--part adventure, part suspense--of Prince Lestat and the story of the Blood Communion as he tells the tale of his coming to rule the vampire world and the eternal struggle to find belonging, a place in the universe for the undead, and how, against his will, he must battle the menacing, seemingly unstoppable force determined to thwart his vision and destroy the entire vampire netherworld. In this spellbinding novel, Lestat, rebel outlaw, addresses the tribe of vampires, directly, intimately, passionately, and tells the mesmerizing story of the formation of the Blood Communion and how he became Prince of the vampire world, the true ruler of this vast realm, and how his vision for all the Children of the Universe to thrive as one, came to be. The tale spills from Lestat's heart, as he speaks first of his new existence as reigning monarch--and then of his fierce battle of wits and words with the mysterious Rhoshamandes, proud Child of the Millennia, reviled outcast for his senseless slaughter of the legendary ancient vampire Maharet, avowed enemy of Queen Akasha; Rhoshamandes, a demon spirit who refuses to live in harmony at the Court of Prince Lestat and threatens all that Lestat has dreamt of. As the tale unfolds, Lestat takes us from the towers and battlements of his ancestral castle in the snow-covered mountains of France to the verdant wilds of lush Louisiana with its lingering fragrances of magnolias and night jasmi≠ from the far reaches of the Pacific's untouched islands to the 18th-century city of St. Petersburg and the court of the Empress Catherine . . .
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subject_facetAtlantis (Legendary place) -- Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Horror fiction
Lestat -- (Vampire), -- 1760- -- Fiction
Occult fiction
Paranormal fiction
Spirit possession -- Fiction
Vampire fiction
Vampires -- Fiction
title_displayBlood communion : a tale of Prince Lestat
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title_shortBlood communion
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topic_facetAtlantis (Legendary place)
Lestat
Spirit possession
Vampires