[Reading] ➶ Violin Author Anne Rice – E17streets4all.co.uk In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents from nineteenth century Vienna to a St Charles Greek Revival mansion in present day New Orl In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire Anne Rice's new novel moves across time and the continents from nineteenth century Vienna to a St Charles Greek Revival mansion in present day New Orleans to the dazzling capitals of the modern day world telling a story of two charismatic figures bound to each other by a passionate commitment to music as a means of rapture seduction and liberationAt the novel's center a uniuely fascinating woman Triana who once dreamed of becoming a great musician and the demonic fiddler Stefan tormented ghost of a Russian aristocrat who begins to prey upon her using his magic Violin first to enchant then to dominate and draw her into a state of madness through the music she loves But Triana understands the power of the music perhaps even than does Stefan and she sets out to resist Stefan and to fight not only for her sanity but for her life The struggle draws them both into a terrifying supernatural realm where they find themselves surrounded by memories by horrors and by overwhelming truths Battling desperately they are at last propelled towards the novel's astonishing and unforgettable climaxViolin is crowded with the history the drama the invention and the romantic intensity that have become synonymous with Anne Rice at her incomparable best.
The Vampire Chronicles her prevailing thematical focus is on love death immortality existentialism and the human condition She was married to poet.
- 289 pages
- Anne Rice
- 24 June 2016 Anne Rice