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The Vampire Armand

The Vampire Chronicles

by Anne Rice

The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice X
The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice
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    Oct 1998, 387 pages

    Sep 1999, 397 pages


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This is amongst one of my favorite books. It has a lot of imagery and symbolism, mainly for the characters; not the reader. Such as 'not made by human hands'. If you read the book you'll know what I mean, the only sad part is that you would have to have read the other books to really understand this. That means reading Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned, The Tale of the Body Thief, and most importantly; Memnoch the Devil. This pretty much takes up where that left off. You'd have to read it to understand why Lestat was laying on the floor of the chapel for pretty much the whole duration of the book. If you're a first timer to The Vampire Chronicles, read Interview with the Vampire and The Vampire Lestat. If not, just read The Tale of the Body Thief. Lestat himself says that you don't have to read the other books to read that one. (lol) :P Have fun reading....and yes, this is a good book. Good Night!
Ben McDonald

This book was dope, phat and exhilerating to the end man.
What a great author.
so realistic
Kevyn Haislip

This was an excellent piece by Anne Rice. The feel of fiction is thrown out, and the feeling of Reality is "tossed in". Armand is an amazing character and Anne Rice desereves all the credit there is for building such an unbelievable character. This book was written with a tremendous amount of class.

Armand is my favourite character in a book ever! It was about time she brought out a book for on of the most beautiful, interesting and troubled vampires she has ever mentioned. It is an amazing story and it is a real insight into a character who appears in many of har stories
Nathan De Augustino

Lovely, interesing and most definitly enchanting. I love how Ann uses Armand as sort of this vulnerable boy in the beginning and soon changes him into becoming a killer, which he was not as a mortal. Some moments I found myself wondering when Marius would make his beutifull Amadeo a vampire ; other times I simply wanted to read the same pages over once more to make shur that I got the little movie playing in my head just right. My favorite part in this book is when Armand is seperated from his maker. Why do I say this? Well I'll tell you. It makes spoiled little Armand into something more... it makes him wise and cautious. I defintly recomend The Vampire Armand to anyone who loveth thy Vampires or to those who like romance novels or even porn.


I fell in love with Armand in 'Interview With The Vampire', and that remained the same through all Rice's subsequent books, and so I was delighted to hear that he had a book to himself. However, I am not sure whether it is a failure or a beautiful piece of art - Armand comes across as an imitator of Lestat in this, only with far less spirit and much more tragedy. I thought it a cheapening of his character. But that's a matter of opinion. For fans of Marius, the book is superb, and for fans of Rice's evocative prose, it does not disappoint. Just don't read it if you prefer to think of Armand as the cruel, beautiful, yet all too human figure.
adam washbourne

Anne rice has always inspired me. I love herbooks and notone is dule. They make feel the book, getclose andbefriend the books that she writes. She is myIdol andnow, because of her, i am writingmy own books. Oneis Called A loves death, The other hasno nameyet. Hopfully, A loves death will be out next year. I Loveyou ANNE RICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You rock!!!!ifyou would like more info on my books please reply to me on egyptiangod20022002@yahoo.com. ANNE RICEALWAYS CAPTURES MY EYES.READ HER BOOKS AND ULL NO

Read IWTV yrs ago, then rediscovered Anne Rice recently with TVA & bought all her vampire chronicles to fill in the gaps & bring me up to the present Armand book. This book explained Armand's character completely (long overdue from the other books). The tragedy of his mortal/immortal lives really touched me, and the love/hate relationship between him & Lestat was interesting to read (they are complete opposites in every way). The character of Armand is Rice's symbol of all who have been abused, who endure their pasts & go on to find love & maybe their faith restored. One of the most sensual & mysterious vampires created by Anne Rice.

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