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Blood And Gold By Anne Rice

Blood And Gold
by Anne Rice

Marius is one of the oldest vampires of them all. He is a northern vampire in search of Maharet, his maker, the ancient Egyptian vampire queen who holds him and others in thrall with chains made of her red hair.
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Blood And Gold by Anne Rice

Here is the gorgeous and sinister story of Marius, patrician by birth, scholar by choice, one of the oldest vampires of them all, which sweeps from his genesis in ancient Rome, in the time of the Emperor Augustus, to his meeting in the present day with a creature of snow and ice. Thorne is a Northern vampire in search of Maharet, his 'maker', the ancient Egyptian vampire queen who holds him and others in thrall with chains made of her red hair, 'bound with steel and with her blood and gold.' When the Visigoths sack his city, Marius is there; with the resurgence of the glory that was Rome, he is there, still searching for his lost love Pandora, but bewitched in turn by Botticelli, the Renaissance beauty Bianca, with her sordid secrets, and the boy he calls Amadeo (otherwise known as the Vampire Armand). Criss-crossing through the stories of other vampires from Rice's glorious Pantheon of the undead, haunted by Pandora and by his alter ego Mael, tracked by the Talamasca, the tale of Marius, the self-styled guardian of 'those who must be kept' is the most wondrous and mind-blowing of them all.

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About Anne Rice


Anne Rice is the internationally bestselling author of seven volumes of the Vampire Chronicles, including Interview with the Vampire (made into a major film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt) and most recently Memnoch the Devil, The Vampire Armand and Merrick. Her other numerous novels include the short vampire novels Pandora and Vittorio the Vampire, as well as Servant of the Bones, Violin and The Feast of All Saints. She was born in New Orleans and lives there now with her husband, the poet and artist Stan Rice.

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GOR001238233
Blood And Gold by Anne Rice
Anne Rice
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2002-08-24
752
0099271494
9780099271499
N/A
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