If you are a fan of gothic literature and delight in vampire lore, chances are you know Anne Rice. The author has written various novels that involved supernatural creatures while tackling themes, ultimately helming the portrayal of literary vampires in a new light.
Revisit some of the classics by reading some of her works below:
1. Interview with the Vampire
Interview with the Vampire follows bicentennial vampire Louis's story as he narrates to a biographer how he became one. He reveals that his creator, Lestat, made him choose between taking his own life and reliving it as an immortal. But as readers delve into this tale, they soon realise that there is more to being a blood-sucking creature of the night.
The novel, which was well-received by readers, is the first book from Rice's Vampire Chronicles. It was followed by more titles such as The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned, The Tale of the Body Thief, Memnoch the Devil, The Vampire Armand, Merrick, Blood and Gold, Blackwood Farm, Blood Canticle, Prince Lestat, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, and Blood Communion.