The Mummy or Ramses The Damned Author:Anne Rice Ramses the Great lives... — But having drunk the elixir of life he is now Ramses the Damned, doomed forever to wander the earth, desperate to quell hungers that can never be satisfied - for food, wine, for women. — Reawaken in opulent Edwardian London, he becomes Dr. Ramsey, expert in Egyptology. He also becomes the close companion of voluptuous,... more » aventurous Julie Stratford, heiress to a vast shipping fortune and the center of a group of jaded aristocrats with appetites of their own to appease.
But the pleasures Ramses enjoys with Julie cannot soothe him. Searing memories of his last reawakening, at the behest of Cleopatra, his beloved Queen of Egypt, burn in his immortal soul. And through he is immortal, he is still all too himan. His intense longing for his great love, undiminished over the centuries, will force him to commit an act that will place everyone around him in the gravest danger....« less