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The Witching Hour (Mayfair Witches, Bk 1) (Abridged Audio Cassette)
The Witching Hour - Mayfair Witches, Bk 1 - Abridged Audio Cassette
Author: Anne Rice
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ISBN-13: 9780394587899
ISBN-10: 0394587898
Publication Date: 11/3/1990
Rating:
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Random House Audio
Book Type: Audio Cassette
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Helpful Score: 9
I love this book - epic in scope, with stories within stories. I've read it several times.
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Helpful Score: 8
This is the start of the Mayfair witches series and is the most eloquent book I've read from Anne Rice.
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Helpful Score: 6
Her best writing.
Didn't care for the rest of series but this one is great.
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Helpful Score: 5
Anne Rice is my favortie author and "The Witching Hour" is my favorite book she has written. In this book, she begins telling us of the legacy of the Mayfair women. It is the first in a series. It always amazes me how authors are able to put together so many small details to help bring you into the story. Rice takes the reader through the centuries as she describes the different generations of the Mayfair women. There is a portion of the book that tends to drag for awhile, but for the most part the reader can not wait to find out what happens next and what the end result will be. If you've read Anne Rice books before, or are interested in reading one, this is one of her best. I would also suggest reading "The Feast of All Saints". I have lent that book out to someone and should have it back sometime soon for me to list. "Cry to Heaven" is great too. I actually have that one listed if anyone is interested, AND of course....I have "Interview with the Vampire" which is a must read for Anne Rice fans.
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The first book of Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches series. I loved this series and the Vampire Chronicles.
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A very good read; it's nice to step away from the vampire world just a bit and still enjoy Anne Rice's writing.
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It took @ 675 pages for Anne Rice to set up this tale of bred witches. I enjoyed the type of story telling that she used, but PLEASE, a person who owns a home, on the shores or Tiburone, CA, with a boat and a private dock, drives a Jaguar and has millions of $$$ in the bank is NOT a representative of America's middle class! This story is not for the faint of heart or the impatient, as it took 1000+ pages to tell and continues into 2 more books.
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OK, if you are looking for a book that you can really sink yourself into this is the book! The history that comes with this family, the details, the dirty scary secrets and all that money are amazing! You will find yourself not doing anything but reading this book! Amazing book, don't miss reading this one!
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I have wanted to read this book for awhile. Finally got it, and read it. Overall, the book is pretty good. I love the tale of the Mayfair withces. The middle gets a little drab, and hard to read due to the history having to be written about the Mayfair withces, but it wraps up nicely at the end.
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If you love Anne Rice, or vampire stories, than you'll love this book. It kept me interested right from the start. I loved it!
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Anne Rice gives us a great dynasty of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous, and seductive being.
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I've always enjoyed Anne Rice. This isn't my favorite, but it wasn't bad, either.
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Lives of the Mayfair Witches is one of Anne Rice's best books ever in my opinion.
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I was absorbed by this book for until about the last 1/4, then it just lost my interest. I skipped to the last few pages, unable to continue but still curious to find see how it ended. Although I loved most of the story, I was not interested enough to read the subsequent books.
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A hypnotic novel of witchcraft and the occult through 4 centuries.
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Well known for her vampire trilogy, Rice now turns to witches. Here she tells the story of the prominent and wealthy Mayfair family who, for five centuries, has cavorted with a supernatural entity that has brought them both great bounty as well as abject misery. Neurosurgeon Rowan Mayfair inherits the family fortune, along with the sinister attentions of this entity. When Rowan saves the life of Michael Curry their fates become entwined, and together they seek to understand and destroy the terrible force that holds her family in its power. Helping them in this dangerous task is occult investigator Aaron Lightner, introduced to readers in Rice's The Queen of the Damned ( LJ 10/1/88). Although a bit long-winded at times, this is still a compelling novel. The author's powerful writing and strong imagery keep the reader enthralled. -- Patricia Altner, Dept. of Defense Lib., Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.
Well known for her vampire trilogy, Rice now turns to witches. Here she tells the story of the prominent and wealthy Mayfair family who, for five centuries, has cavorted with a supernatural entity that has brought them both great bounty as well as abject misery. Neurosurgeon Rowan Mayfair inherits the family fortune, along with the sinister attentions of this entity. When Rowan saves the life of Michael Curry their fates become entwined, and together they seek to understand and destroy the terrible force that holds her family in its power. Helping them in this dangerous task is occult investigator Aaron Lightner, introduced to readers in Rice's The Queen of the Damned ( LJ 10/1/88). Although a bit long-winded at times, this is still a compelling novel. The author's powerful writing and strong imagery keep the reader enthralled. -- Patricia Altner, Dept. of Defense Lib., Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.
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I love all of Anne Rice's books. This series is my favorite.
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(From Amazon.com)
In this engrossing and hypnotic tale of witchcraft and the occult spanning four centuries, we meet a great dynasty of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being.
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Anne Rice did a wonderful job of capturing the background of New Orleans. All the background done on the characters in this book are great. I was amazed at how alive all of her characters seemed even the ones who share hardly any part of the story. The story is also well developed.
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You will enjoy this story about the deep south, evil and the occult. This is an epic tale about a dynasty of witches that spans four centuries. A major undertaking, this is a thick book and a lot of reading. It is the history of the Mayfair witches and the Talamasca and their genealogy. In my opinion, the author could have split this into a couple of novels, but for for some reason didn't. For me, I didn't find it a problem-you get your money's worth here. If you have read the Vampire Chronicles then you already have met Lasher. There are other familiar characters within the pages too. A very ambitious novel-there is a lot of book here but the author keeps it fascinating. Only Anne Rice can tell a story like this!
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1st book in this series....a really great book....love, love, love the whole series
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LOVE this series! Once you start reading, make sure you have lots of time to read because you won't want to put it down!
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This book is a guilty pleasure. It's a little racy, with explicit language at times. The character development and ambiance that Rice weaves throughout the story does successfully separate it from lowbrow fiction. Overall, a worthwhile read!
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Great book for Anne Rice followers. I'm just not one. Very long book.
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One of the only books I've read more than once. Absolutely wonderful writing.
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Few can spin a yarn like classic Anne Rice. The Witching Hour is her most complex, intertwined story line ever, and if you can keep up, you'll love this story of witches and old southern families merged into one. The later books in this series lost some of that appeal, but The Witching Hour stands alone quite nicely.
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I had a REALLY hard time with the main heroine's personality change at the end. Not only was the scene gory, but I was left physically ill for what had happened. So much so, that I am actually considering NOT reading the rest of the series.

While I enjoyed the history, almost 700 pages was devoted to that background, and I found myself continuously flipping forward to find the end of the history and the start of the story. Once the story started I REALLY enjoyed the book, then the last 50 or so pages killed. If you have a hard time with children/babies being injured this is not the book for you.
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Of all of Anne Rice's books this is by far my favorite. (Which is odd for me. Interview with a vampire is awesome as well.) I've reread this book several times and will reread it again. I love the history/backstory she has created in this multigenerational book. I haven't completed the series but this book alone is my favorite.
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This was the first Anne Rice book I read. I loved this book. It is still by far my favorite and I have read many Anne Rice books since this one. It drew me in quickly and kept my attention the entire read.
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Enjoyed so much, I bought the second book.....
Well written, kept my attention well.
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One of my favorite books - right when you needed a break from the Vampire Chronicles, she came out with this one. A great epic supernatural tale, that makes you want to hop the next plane to New Orleans. One of my favorites that I like to reread from time to time.
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This book is my favorite Anne Rice book. Excellent story, good generational history of the family. It is a long book but you won't be able to put it down. Very well thought out plot.
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Frightening story if there exists anything of like in the real world. It definitely kept my interest. Kept me guessing and wondering and needing to know more. Hard to put down. Will be reading the next book for certain. If you read this one, you too will find yourself needing to read the next one and the one after that.
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True to Annes writing format, very interesting book, you will love it as much as I did!
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This is the tales of a dynasty of witches-a family given to poetry, incest, murder, and philosophy--a family that over the ages is itself haunted by powerful, dangerous, seductive being, spanning 4 centuries. Slide through 17th century France with the best of storytellers amid the fetid feild of a plantation: Port-au-Prince and the aftermath of the Civil War South and the old Orleans.
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This is a *really* good book! The only reason I'm posting it is because I have two copies. I highly recommend this book. And if you didn't like the vampire chronicles, still give this one a try. I didn't like the vampire chronicles but I *loved* the Mayfair Witches books!

A review from Amazon.com:
"The Witching Hour," Anne Rice's 1990 foray into witchcraft and the occult, is not really a change of pace for the uniquely gifted author more than it is a better realized creation emphasizing her strengths and obsessions. As most readers know, Rice cut her teeth with the enormously successful Vampire Chronicles including "Interview with the Vampire" and "The Vampire Lestat." With "The Witching Hour," Rice has taken a well-deserved break from the immortal lives of her witty vampire clan, creating a fascinating legend of a family of witches stretching back four centuries and two continents.

The witches, known as the Mayfairs, are connected by the haunting thread of the mysterious spirit Lasher, appearing ghost-like to a selected few, standing within the shadows of ominous trees and forming within mirrors, tears streaking his pale face. Lasher forms an eerie, if not erotic bond with the women of the Mayfair clan, providing untold riches and eventually amorous damnation. But Lasher, much like the legacy of the Mayfair family, is an exotic mystery waiting to be solved, and this intimidating responsiblity falls into the modern-day hands of Michael Curry and Rowan Mayfair. This appealing, love-struck couple, set out for New Orleans to solve the mystery and reclaim the souls of the Mayfair family.

"The Witching Hour" was eventually followed by two sequels, but it stands alone as one of Rice's greatest novels, an enthralling, complex epic filled with gothic mystery, dancing ghosts and heartbreaking irony. Her descriptions of the decayed mansion on First Street, situated in the Garden District of New Orleans, a moody, ancient home owned by the Mayfairs for over 100 years, provides some of this novels most sensual and memorable passages. This house is indeed haunted by spirits and the hovering mysteries of past tragedies, but like Shirley Jackson's classic "The Haunting of Hill House," what is lurking within the home is much more than just crying spirits of the dead.

Rice's body of work has always had an old fashioned taste for the finer things in life, from exquisite bottles of wine to antique furnishings and dusty historic paintings. She caresses these lush trappings, much like a lover embraces an old flame. And her descriptions of these tasteful adornments - clothes, artwork, china, food and even New Orleans culture, all glowing within the flame of yellow candlelight, are examples of her sensual writing style. Granted, the passages leading up to the novel's final conflict, in which Michael and Rowan begin renovating the ancient Mayfair home, move slowly, perhaps providing more architectural detail than the reader is interested in. But Rice is strategically building a growing sense of dread. Horror is going to pay a visit to this young couple, and when it eventually does, the reader's mouth will be agape.

"The Witching Hour" is a mesmerizing novel, combining comfortable elements of the English ghost story with a feather-touch dash of erotica, witchcraft and the occult. As in all Anne Rice novels, the dead will simply not go away. They lurk in the shadows of history, as they have for centuries. Time may have passed these pseudo banshees by, but their power is far reaching. Even within the shadows of skyscrapers, automobiles and computers, these timeless supernatural fears are hiding. In Anne Rice's fascinating worlds, ancient legends live and wait, and our imagination is entranced.
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From Publishers Weekly
"We watch and we are always here" is the motto of the Talamasca, a saintly group with extrasensory powers which has for centuries chronicled the lives of the Mayfairs--a dynasty of witches that brought down a shower of flames in 17th-century Scotland, fled to the plantations of Haiti and on to the New World, where they settled in the haunted city of New Orleans. Rice ( The Queen of the Damned ) plumbs a rich vein of witchcraft lore, conjuring in her overheated, florid prose the decayed antebellum mansion where incest rules, dolls are made of human bone and hair, and violent storms sweep the skies each time a witch dies and the power passes on. Newly annointed is Rowan Mayfair, a brilliant California neurosurgeon kept in ignorance of her heritage by her adoptive parents. She returns to the fold after bringing back Michael Curry from the dead; he, too, has unwanted extrasensory gifts and, like Rowan and the 12 Mayfairs before her, has beheld Lasher: devil, seducer, spirit. Now Lasher wants to come through to this world forever and Rowan is the Mayfair who can open the door. This massive tome repeatedly slows, then speeds when Rice casts off the Talamasca's pretentious, scholarly tones and goes for the jugular with morbid delights, sexually charged passages and wicked, wild tragedy.
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Even at over 1,000 pages, I still found this book hard to put down. Anne Rice writes an incredible Southern Gothic tale even if she does tend to be melodramatic at times. With such fascinating characters and a story that spans several centuries, I found this easily overlooked. The two main characters, Michael and Rowan, live in the 20th century, during the 1990's. Rowan is the latest Mayfair in a long line of witches who have settled in New Orleans. Michael is a self-made millionaire and architect. They first meet in San Francisco and end up in New Orleans where they get married. The great flaw in their characters is their ability to rationalize "evil". Rowan, a neurosurgeon, gets sucked in by a powerful evil spirit's (Lasher)sweet talk of scientific breakthroughs. Rowan then reframes Lasher's evil as having positive scientific benefits. He promises Rowan that with his ability to reshape matter and her talents, they can truly benefit mankind. Michael is so in love with Rowan, he can't see the potential for evil within her. There's a naivete about him that doesn't change much, even by the end of the book. There's plenty of mystery, suspense, action in this book - needless to say, I highly recommend it!
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I loved these books when I was in my 20s but somehow just can't get into any of her stuff anymore. A good read, though.
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I have to say that this is one of Anne Rice's BEST and rivals her Vampire Chronicles.
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an awesome read!! the characters were great and i couldnt put it down!
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On the verandah of a great New Orleans house, now faded, a mute and fragile woman sits rocking. And The Witching Hour begins.
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This was one of my favorite books! From begining to end it holds your attention at its fullest.
An excellent read....couldn't wait to read the sequel! Loved, loved, loved it!!!
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Loved this book, i have read book 2 and working on 3.
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A pretty good read - I am not a huge Anne Rice fan, but I have read her Vampire Chronicles and enjoyed it.

I've had this book for a few years, began reading it in college and then put it aside in favor of some required reading and never got back to it until this summer. It's definitely a good read for the summer - a little bit of mystery, some sex, family drama and history all rolled into the heat and humidity of the (main setting) New Orleans summer. The book skips around the world telling the story of the Mayfair family, and even though it got bogged down in excessive descriptions at times, I did like reading it.

It's not easy to rush through, though - there are many details and stories told, and to make the characters more than just the stereotypes of Hero Michael, Lost Little Girl Rowan and Super Helpful Aaron, you have to read slowly and absorb how Rice wrote them as actual people and not just placeholders. If you rush as I did when I first started reading it, you will miss out on those details and probably enjoy the book less.

The ending is a bit rushed but still feels dragged-out, if that makes sense. It is definitely set up for the sequel so if you know you are enjoying "The Witching Hour" about halfway through, you should order the next book! I am anxiously awaiting it now!
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good read
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Anne Rice is a great story teller and very spooky, I loved the book except the last 4 or 5 chapters. I lost interest and as with many books the ending seemed more rushed and unsatisfying than I expected from the beginning of this marvelous story. Still I wonder what next and I'm ready to know more.
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I actually liked Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches Chronicles better than the Vampire Chronicles.
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A book to sink into and read. The details, history and richness of characters,homes, relatives and time frame is excellent. A haunting book that will keep you reading till it is done and going out for the next in line!
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I like this book, it's just hard to follow at first. Working on rest of the series now.
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One of Anne Rice's best about a family of witches. Abig thick book that carries you to Old New Orleans.
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This one tells the tale of how Rowan Mayfair and Michael Curry first meet. Also of the spirit creation of Lasher from other books. A tale finely told by a rambling yet thorough Anne Rice.
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This is about a woman who possesses special powers and finds out that she comes from a dynasty of witches.
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This is a audiobook about a love afair that is full of witchcraft and the occult. Probably good if you like this sort of thing.
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strange but really great
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I'm still reading it. It has been a slow read, but what I've read I like.
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One of Rice's best! The first in the Mayfair Witches saga.
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A really long read, but worth it if you like stories of the supernatural world melding with the normal world.
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A little slow at first, but was pretty good.
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A dynasty of witches given to murder, incest, philosophy, and poetry.
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The Witching Hour is a marvel of energy and inventiveness.
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absolutely comelling intergenerational story line . And being a true Vampire chronicles fan, I expected disssapointment. The withching hour is worth your while.
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Gothic Novel. Couldn't put it down.
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Anne Rice being Anne Rice. Simply wonderful.
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classic anne rice.
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good reading
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One of Anne Rice's best novels, The Witching Hour starts you into the captivating tale of the Mayfair witches.
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WERID, even for Anne Rice! I just can't handle all the gore that is in that book...really creepy..and its strange that i don't really like this because I love the Vampire Chronicles..go figure?!
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I've read most of Anne Rice's books. She is one of my favorite authors, and this book, The Withing Hour, is my very favorite book of all time. I absolutely love it! In my opinion, it is storytelling at it's best - part fantasy (with the occult theme), part historical fiction, part modern day story with colorful characters aplenty. This book is just simply fabulous!
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Anne Rice is a great story-teller. This is number one in her witch trilogy.
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I started it but it really dragged.
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My favorite writer! Always has another good story!
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First in Anne Rice's Brilliant Mayfair Witches saga.
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i loved this book!
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Sorry, I was bored and gave it up after about 100 pages. Not up to her usual level but maybe if I'd persevered...
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I READ THIS BOOK YEARS AGO, IT WAS ONE OF MY FAVORITES HAD TWO COPIES CAUSE ONE FELL APART, I LOVED LOVED LOVED THIS BOOK. THERE ARE TWO OTHER BOOKS THAT FOLLOW SOME OF THE MAYFAIR HISTORY BACK AND FORWARD. AWESOME!
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Done is the supernatural wonder that only Anne Rice can provide
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One of the creepiest, most atmospheric books I've ever encountered. Rice's masterpiece, in my book!
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A powerful deep write very good!
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an excellent book for anne rice fans.
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Should be burned.
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GOOD BOOK!!
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Great book. I just have two copies.
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In this engrossing and hypnotic tale of witchcraft and the occult spanning four centuries, we meet a great dynasty of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being.
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Final book in the series. Worth the read.
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"In this engrossing and hypnotic tale of witchcraft and the occult spanning four centuries, we meet a great dynasty of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."*

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Some wear on the spine/creasing, but still a very good copy especially considering the age.
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Typical Anne Rice
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Author of "The Tale of the body Theif"
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In this engrossing and hypnotic tale of witchcraft and the occult spanning four centuries, we meet a great dynasty of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being.
AMAZON.COM REVIEW
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My book does have a different cover than the one pictured.
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different cover