The Queen of the Dammed by Anne Rice Book Three of The Vampire Chronicles 1988 First Edition Alfred A. Knopf

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Get ready for a thrilling ride with "The Queen of the Damned," the third installment of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, published in 1988 by Alfred A. Knopf. This first-edition hardcover book, wrapped in its original dust jacket, spans 448 pages of pure vampire intrigue.
Dive into the story of the mischievous vampire Lestat, who finds himself in the dangerous embrace of Akasha, the most powerful vampire of all, who seeks to rule over mortals and immortals alike. But when Akasha's plan to destroy all vampires except a chosen few backfires, a dramatic showdown leads to unexpected alliances and the battle to save humanity.

In good vintage condition, this book is a must-have for fans of Gothic fiction and those new to the vampire genre.

Key Points:

  • Title: The Queen of the Damned
  • Series: The Vampire Chronicles, Book Three
  • Author: Anne Rice
  • Publication Year: 1988
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • ISBN-10: 0394558235
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Page Count: 448
  • Dimensions: 9x7x1 inches
  • Condition: good vintage condition, as shown in the photos. The previous owner wrapped the book in a mylar protective brodart.

Why It's a Must-Read:

  1. Follow Lestat's adventures as he navigates the dangers and temptations of immortal love.
  2. Witness the battle against Akasha's reign of terror and the fight to save both mortals and immortals.
  3. Anne Rice's masterful storytelling brings to life a world where vampires roam, offering a perfect blend of horror and romance.

Join Lestat's Immortal Journey:

"The Queen of the Damned" isn't just a book; it's an adventure into the heart of darkness and the fight for survival. Perfect for those who love a good scare mixed with deep, complex characters, this vintage classic will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Reading Recommendation

Discover the brilliance of Anne Rice in "Who is Anne Rice? Exploring the Haunting Genius Behind Vampire Chronicles." This enlightening article offers a glimpse into  Rice's influence on gothic fiction, her captivating characters, and the mesmerizing worlds she created. Embark on a journey through Rice's imaginative realm, where every reader finds intrigue and inspiration.

Read more: Anne Rice Collection

Embark on more adventures with our Anne Rice collection. From the Vampire Chronicles to tales of witches, each book unveils a new facet of her gothic universe. Explore our Anne Rice collection for more unforgettable stories, perfect for both new readers and longtime fans. Discover the depth of her storytelling legacy.


This vintage item has been previously owned and loved, showing signs of wear typical for its age. Please refer to the provided photos for details on its condition. For further inquiries or more photos, do not hesitate to ask.

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