FIRST EDITION OF THE INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE; SIGNED BY ANNE RICE
Interview With The Vampire.
Item Number: 3625
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Anne Rice on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. A very bright example.
Anne Rices first novel is a "seminal modern vampire novel" but also a "profoundly modern exploration of human sexuality, religious beliefs and personal philosophies Rices interweaving of fiction and historical fact and atmospheric rendering of New Orleans as a city where the living and undead mingle are particularly powerful [Her] Vampire Chronicles are landmarks of modern horror fiction almost single-handedly responsible for the phenomenal popularity of the vampire story at the end of the 20th century" (Barron, Fantasy and Horror 303).