Book #22430

Merrick - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Anne Rice
Merrick - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Anne Rice.
Merrick - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [x], 307, [3] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
ISBN: 0679454489

Exceptionally nice copy of the first trade edition (a limited signed edition was issued earlier by the Franklin Library) with book and dust jacket in As New condition, SIGNED directly onto the title page by the author Anne Rice.

Just when you thought it was safe for a bloodsucker to go out in the dark in New Orleans, along comes Merrick Mayfair, a sultry, hard-drinking octoroon beauty whose voodoo can turn the toughest vampire into a marionette dancing to her merry, scary tune. In Merrick, Anne Rice brings back three of her most wildly popular characters--the vampires Lestat and Louis and the dead vampire child Claudia--and introduces them to the world of her Mayfair Witches book series. It is Louis who brings about the collision of the fang and voodoo universes. Louis made Claudia a vampire in Rice's classic Interview with the Vampire, in which she was destroyed, and now he's obsessed with raising her ghost to make amends and seek guidance from the beyond. (Claudia physically resembles Rice's young daughter who died of a blood-related illness. Rice nearly died of a diabetic coma in 1998, and writing Merrick turned her excruciating recovery into an exhilarating burst of creativity).

Price: $120.00

Author Bio

Anne Rice

Anne Rice (born Howard Allen O'Brien on October 4, 1941), best-selling American author of gothic and religious-themed books. Obtained world fame with her first novel, Interview With The Vampire (1976).

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