There's just no feeling here, it's all so apathetic. I do feel sad for him though. Louis is an introspective, a thinker, a seeker of knowledge, an appreciator of beauty, and I can relate to all those things to some degree. Lestat was a horrible mentor, so I could understand Louis being upset about that. Welcome back. August 31st 2004 He even tries to do that after he finds himself feeding on a 5-year-old girl who is sitting and crying next to her mother’s body. Hopefully I will be finishing Lestat sometime next week. Silly... Movies often don't do well by the book. This book was the book—the one that started my love for vampire books. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. Anyway, awesome review. Also, after we registered the Ereads.com domain, we realized that it used to belong to a certain publishing company. ?❤️. Her lush prose and vivid characters turn the dramatic plot and strange scenarios into a chilling look at good and evil, thankfully without melodrama. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I re-read it dozens of times back then but stopped once I started blogging and had too many other books to read. There is no fun or playfulness. but I still kept getting lost in the story regardless. It sounds like something that be distracting, but I still kept getting lost in the story regardless. (Enter your URL in the website field, then click the button below to attach a post.). Came in the mial quikly. Thanks! I did start reading The Vampire Lestat as soon as I read your review. I don’t remember much about the later books, but I do remember that Lestat changes a lot. That was stupid as the email got buried until just now for me. The story is like suffering from depression itself. They traveled the world together, but Louis had become numb already by that point, and he said something about going off on his own for long periods of time before returning to Armand. Follow Laughing Listener on WordPress.com And this Simon Vance guy?? Over the years I followed it up with the other books in the Vampire Chronicles, able to see more and more of Lestat’s backstory and motivations, though Louis stays the same and honestly, that got boring. I really don't think age matters. Your email address will not be published. Disclaimer: I was pretty young when I first met this book. I’ve never read her other series, just the vampires. Anne Rice is the kind of Author that I aspire to be. Book that made me fall in love with vampires, Reviewed in the United States on January 23, 2013. I enjoyed Interview with the Vampire overall although at times the storyline was extremely slow moving and the way they spoke unbearable with sentences that seemed to run on into paragraphs. Audience Reviews for Interview with the Vampire Oct 16, 2016 I'm always down for a horror film that switches up the conventional tropes of the genre. They mean something to me. Oh wow, this sounds like a very special series for you. Louis and Claudia travel Europe, eventually coming to Paris and the ragingly successful Theatre des Vampires – a theatre of vampires pretending to be mortals pretending to be vampires. The fantastical ideas thrown at us about vampires are hard to digest at times, and his confused questions to Louis help draw the reader further into this new world. it’s a vampire classic, it means something to me because of how much it’s influenced my reading habits, and I found myself being drawn in by the great characterization!