The Vampire Armand

by Anne Rice | Horror |
ISBN: 0099271478 Global Overview for this book
Registered by CrazyTabasco of Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on 6/1/2005
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Journal Entry 1 by CrazyTabasco from Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, June 01, 2005
Book Description
While Lestat awaits immortality in a New Orleans convent, the story traces the life of Armand, leader of the vampire coven at the eighteenth century Theatre des Vampires in Paris (played by Antonio Banderas in the film of Interview With A Vampire). The latest episode in Rice's acclaimed Vampire Chronicles.

Book details
Paperback: 520 pages; Publisher: Arrow Books (1998); ISBN: 0099271478

Journal Entry 2 by CrazyTabasco from Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Friday, August 19, 2005
I started an international BookRay with this book.




BookRay participants:
1. CrazyTabasco (Germany)
2. seacloud49 (Germany)
3. Hypsis (Portugal)
4. Mishka-bookworm (Portugal)
5. schubia (Germany)
6. Free release...

Released 14 yrs ago (8/22/2005 UTC) at BookRay in -- Per Post geschickt/ Persönlich weitergegeben --, Baden-Württemberg Germany

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I'll send the book to seacloud49 at Monday, the 22. August 2005. Enjoy it...

CU... CT

Journal Entry 4 by seacloud49 from Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Saturday, August 27, 2005
This just arrived in my mailbox. It has another book in front of it, but I'll try to get to it as soon as I can. Thanks to CrazyTabasco for doing the BookRay!

Journal Entry 5 by seacloud49 from Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Monday, September 12, 2005
I can't get into this book. The story doesn't appeal to me at all and I find myself dreading the thought of having to plough my way through 500 pages of this, so I'll PM the next person on the list and send it on. I guess my teenage love for Anne Rice novels can't be revived, at least not by this one.

Journal Entry 6 by Hypsis on Thursday, September 22, 2005
There are a couple of books in front of this one, so it'll have to get in line...

Journal Entry 7 by Hypsis on Monday, November 07, 2005
I am very disappointed with this book... Although I haven't read anything by Anne Rice, I saw the movie Interview with the Vampire, and had a very different idea about her work... Her description of vampires, specially the idea that they are gay, doesn't go well with my concept of a vampire - maybe I just read the wrong books, but I thought that they were supposed to have a different kind of erotic symbolism... Also, she uses too much sex scenes, and in my point of view, they are quite unnecessary to the story. The relationship between Armand and the Master in my point of view, is a bit inappropriate, cause it seems a bit pedophile...

I tried, but I can't read it all the way through to the end... I decided that it better go to the next person, maybe he/she will appreciate it more. I have better things to read...

Journal Entry 8 by Mishka-bookworm on Thursday, November 10, 2005
Chegou! Obrigado! Vou ler ASAP!

It arrived! Thanks! TBR ASAP!

Journal Entry 9 by Mishka-bookworm on Sunday, January 01, 2006
Finished reading it in the last minutes of the year 2005! To be the last book os the year it was a bit disapointing...
I love Anne Rice, but this particular book I think it's too slow, I caught myself wishing it would end already! Or that something happends!
Since I already knew the story from Marius' point of view I think that0s why it seemed it was dragging itself from page to page, getting more streched and thinner by the chapter.
I liked it anyway and will sendi it on to the next as soon as I have an address.

Journal Entry 10 by schubia on Monday, February 06, 2006
I got it on Saturday from vinterstorm.

Thank you for this book :-).

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