Anne Rice’s Atlantean Bloodsuckers

Anne Rice (Photo by Michael Lionstar)

Myth and legend are a huge part of Anne Rice’s oeuvre given the fact that so much of her legacy is plugged into the world of vampires, something she was writing about long before Twilight or True Blood ever came along. With her latest effort, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis (Knopf), Rice intertwines her rock-star-turned-vampire-king protagonist Lestat with the fictional isle of Atlantis. And while the Louisiana native initially started out trying to pen a project about the latter, Lestat proved to help break the New Orleans native’s writer’s block.

Read the full interview with Anne Rice at Boulevard:

Atlantean Bloodsuckers

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Dave Gil de Rubio
In addition to being editor of Massapequa Observer and Hicksville News, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).

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