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Anne Rice (1) [1941–2021]

This page covers the author of Interview with the Vampire.

For other authors named Anne Rice, see the disambiguation page.

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Anne Rice was born Howard Allen O'Brien on October 4, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received a bachelor's degree in political science in 1964 and master's degree in English and creative writing in 1972 from San Francisco State University. She published her first short story in 1965 called October 4, 1948. Her first book, Interview with the Vampire, was published in 1976. It was made into a film starring Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst, and Tom Cruise in 1994. She wrote various series in the same genre including the rest of the Vampire Chronicles, the Mayfair Witches books, and The Wolf Gift Chronicles. Her novel, Feast of All Saints, became a Showtime mini-series in 2001. Her other works include Cry to Heaven, Servant of the Bones, and Violin. In 1998, Rice returned to the Catholic Church and for some time only wrote for Christ or about Christ. These works include Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt, Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana, and Called Out of Darkness. Anne Rice died on December 11, 2021 at the age of 80. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Interview with the Vampire 20,578 copies, 301 reviews
The Vampire Lestat 12,377 copies, 118 reviews
The Queen of the Damned 10,554 copies, 85 reviews
The Witching Hour 8,622 copies, 100 reviews
The Tale of the Body Thief 8,060 copies, 58 reviews
Memnoch the Devil 7,611 copies, 64 reviews
The Vampire Armand 6,361 copies, 48 reviews
Lasher 6,267 copies, 41 reviews
Taltos 5,379 copies, 30 reviews
Merrick 4,990 copies, 29 reviews
Pandora 4,938 copies, 43 reviews
Blood and Gold 4,582 copies, 35 reviews
The Mummy or Ramses the Damned 4,507 copies, 49 reviews
Blackwood Farm 4,261 copies, 40 reviews
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty 4,171 copies, 101 reviews
Servant of the Bones 3,869 copies, 26 reviews
Vittorio the Vampire 3,735 copies, 27 reviews
Blood Canticle 3,468 copies, 20 reviews
Violin 2,984 copies, 20 reviews
Cry to Heaven 2,934 copies, 43 reviews
Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt 2,807 copies, 64 reviews
Beauty's Punishment 2,673 copies, 22 reviews
Beauty's Release 2,454 copies, 20 reviews
The Feast of All Saints 2,303 copies, 25 reviews
Exit to Eden 1,689 copies, 26 reviews
Belinda 1,490 copies, 21 reviews
The Wolf Gift 1,228 copies, 75 reviews
Prince Lestat 1,171 copies, 40 reviews
Angel Time 1,120 copies, 30 reviews
Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana 1,021 copies, 31 reviews
The Sleeping Beauty novels (Author; Pseudonym) 1,012 copies, 14 reviews
The Wolves of Midwinter 520 copies, 12 reviews
Of Love and Evil 502 copies, 11 reviews
Beauty's Kingdom 266 copies, 8 reviews
Lasher v. 1 8 copies
1998 7 copies
Anne Rice Single Novels 1 copy, 1 review
The Ultimate Dracula (Contributor) 442 copies, 1 review
American Gothic Tales (Contributor) 403 copies, 5 reviews
The Witches' Companion (Contributor) 286 copies, 2 reviews
By Blood We Live (Contributor) 277 copies, 6 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women (Contributor) 261 copies, 4 reviews
Flesh and the Word: An Anthology of Erotic Writing (Contributor) 175 copies, 1 review
Vampires, Wine, and Roses (Contributor) 135 copies, 2 reviews
Vampire Stories (Contributor) 126 copies
Deep Down: The New Sensual Writing by Women (Contributor; Contributor) 112 copies
Flesh and the Word 2: An Anthology of Erotic Writing (Contributor) 104 copies, 2 reviews
Into the Mummy's Tomb (Contributor) 100 copies
The Best American Erotica 1993 (Contributor) 95 copies
Flesh and the Word 3: An Anthology of Erotic Writing (Contributor; Contributor) 91 copies
Blood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire Fiction (Contributor) 81 copies, 2 reviews
The Vampire Omnibus (Contributor) 72 copies, 2 reviews
The Ultimate Zombie (Contributor) 67 copies
Cut! Horror Writers on Horror Film (Contributor) 57 copies
Anne Rice Reader (Contributor) 49 copies
The Vampire Hunter's Casebook (Contributor) 36 copies
Vampires in Love: Stories with a Bite (Contributor) 25 copies, 1 review
Exit to Eden [1994 film] (Original book) 16 copies
The Longing for Fear (Inspiration) 15 copies
Horror by Lamplight (Contributor) 15 copies
The Last Sunrise (Inspiration) 12 copies
The Feast of All Saints [2001 film] (Original story) 8 copies
Back to Life (Inspiration) 7 copies
In Despair (Inspiration) 5 copies
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Howard Allen Frances O'Brien was born on 04 October 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She was the second of four daughters of Irish Catholic parents, Katherine "Kay" Allen and Howard O'Brien. In 1961, she married Stan Rice, who passed away in 2002. They had two children, Christopher (1978) and Michele (1966-1972).

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