Synopses & Reviews
In a new and major novel, the creator of fantastic universes o vampires and witches takes us now into the world of Isaiah and Jeremiah, and the destruction of Solomon's Temple, to tell the story of Azriel, Servant of the Bones.
He is ghost, genii, demon, angel--pure spirit made visible. He pours his heart out to us as he journeys from an ancient Babylon of royal plottings and religious upheavals to Europe of the Black Death and on to the modern world. There he finds himself, amidst the towers of Manhattan, in confrontation with his own human origins and the dark forces that have sought to condemn him to a life of evil and destruction.
From the bestselling author of The Vampire Chronicles comes the enthralling novel of a centuries-old spirit on a terrifying quest in the modern world. His name is Azriel. He is a ghost, demon, angel--in love with good and a captive of evil. Plucked from death in ancient Babylon and transformed into a genii, he journeys through time and dares to risk his supernatural powers to stop a world-threatening conspiracy.
About the Author
Anne Rice is the author of sixteen books. She lives in New Orleans with her husband, the poet and painter Stan Rice, and their son Christopher.