Memnoch the Devil

Memnoch the Devil

Book - 1995
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In Anne Rice's extraordinary new novel, the Vampire Lestat-outsider, canny monster, hero-wanderer-is at last offered the chance to be redeemed. He is brought into direct confrontation with both God and the Devil, and into the land of Death. We are in New York. The city is blanketed in snow. Through the hiteness Lestat is searching for Dora, Lestat is confronted by the most dangerous adversaries he has yet known. He is snatched from the world itslf by the mysterious Memnoch, who claims to be the Devil. He is invited to be a witness at Creation. He is taken like the ancient prophets into the heavenly realm and is ushered into purgatory. He must decide if he can believe in the Devil or in God. And finally, he must decide which, if either, he will serve. In the first four Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice summoned up for us worlds that are fantastic and distant, making them as resonant, real, and immediate as our own. Now, in her most daring and darkest novel, she takes us, with Lestat, into the muythical world that is most important to us-into the realms of our own theology.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1995.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780679441014
0679441018
Branch Call Number: RICE
Characteristics: 354 p. ; 25 cm.

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okrah
Dec 19, 2014

I hit a vampire brick wall with this book. As terrific as the original trilogy was, 'Memnoch' killed any interest in ever reading another Anne Rice vampire book.

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autonomouslin
Mar 31, 2014

i dont particularly like or hate it. i agree with the person below; im not big on religious topics either. if you're somebody that is into that, you would probably enjoy it more.

Quimeras Dec 04, 2013

This tale is heavy on religion; I would have preferred less of it. Yet, never has Lestat been so affected by events. Is it possible that our vampire has finally matured? Or, will he be back to his same old antics? I’m looking forward to the next book.

btmslt Mar 30, 2012

Another goo tale from Rice. As usual, I found it hars to get past the beginning and really get into the story but once I did it was a winner!

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mvincelli
Mar 07, 2010

Probably my favourite Anne Rice book. Incredibly ambitious. Underrated.

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joshcarr Oct 15, 2009

Memnoch, the devil, takes Lestat on a journey to heaven and to hell

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