• The Vampire Lestat

  • The Vampire Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Anne Rice
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 21 hrs and 40 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (6,899 ratings)

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The Vampire Lestat

By: Anne Rice
Narrated by: Simon Vance
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Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now Lestat is a rockstar in the demonic, shimmering 1980s. He rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery of his terrifying exsitence. His story, the second volume in Anne Rice's best-selling Vampire Chronicles, is mesmerizing, passionate, and thrilling.

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Critic reviews

"Frightening, sensual.... Anne Rice will live on through the ages of literature.... To read her is to become giddy as if spinning through the mind of time, to become lightheaded as if our blood is slowly being drained away." ( San Francisco Chronicle)

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