Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice The Vampire Chronicles 1995 First Edition Alfred A. Knopf

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Explore the depths of the supernatural with Anne Rice's "Memnoch the Devil," a compelling narrative from The Vampire Chronicles. Published in 1995 by Alfred A. Knopf, this first-edition hardcover delves into the duality of good and evil through the eyes of Lestat, Rice's iconic vampire protagonist.

Facing a moral quandary, Lestat is torn between his vampire nature and his profound love for Dora, only to be drawn into a cosmic battle by Memnoch, a figure claiming to be the Devil. Set in New York, this novel offers a unique blend of gothic fiction and theological inquiry, showcasing Rice's ability to captivate and challenge her readers.


  • Title: Memnoch the Devil
  • Author: Anne Rice
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 354
  • ISBN: 0-679-44101-8 
  • Dimensions: 10x6x1 inches
  • Condition: Great used condition. The previous owner wrapped the book in a mylar protective brodart.

Three Key Takeaways:

  1. Lestat's journey with Memnoch offers a profound exploration of the themes of redemption, faith, and the eternal struggle between light and darkness.
  2. Rice invites readers to ponder significant questions about creation, existence, and the role of divine beings in the moral order of the universe.
  3. Set against the richly described backdrop of New York, the novel continues Rice's tradition of blending atmospheric gothic elements with complex character development.

Wrapping Up:

"Memnoch the Devil" is not just a novel but an immersive experience into the questions that define our understanding of good and evil. This first edition is an essential acquisition for fans of Anne Rice and collectors of The Vampire Chronicles, offering a story that resonates long after the final page is turned.

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