In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its publicationHere are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing forcea story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses. It is a novel only Anne Rice could write.Look for a special preview of Anne Rice'sPrince Lestatin the back of the book.The Vampire Chronicles continue inPrince Lestat andthe Realms of Atlantis,available for pre-order now.Praise for Interview with the Vampire ';A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller . . . Rice begins where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myththe education of the vampire.'Chicago Tribune ';Unrelentingly erotic . . . sometimes beautiful, and always unforgettable.'Washington Post ';If you surrender and go with her . . . you have surrendered to enchantment, as in a voluptuous dream.'Boston Globe ';A chilling, thought-provoking tale, beautifully frightening, sensuous, and utterly unnerving.'Hartford CourantFrom the Paperback edition.