About this book
The latest paperback from Anne Rice; a gothic tale which takes us from Louisiana in the 1800s to contemprary Rio de Janeiro, and tells the story of three charismatic figures bound to one another by their passionate commitment to music as a source of rapture, liberation or seduction. There will be a big campaign to back this title, including extensive trade and consumer advertising, and a visit to the UK by the author. Published simultaneously with the latest title in the Vampire Chronicles, "The Vampire Armand" (Chatto & Windus).
This tale of a tormented musical genius moves across time and place, from 19th-century New Orleans to the Rio de Janeiro of the late 1990s. It traces three charismatic figures, bound to one another by a passionate commitment to music as a means of rapture, seduction, or liberation.