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Frequently Asked Questions about Anne Rice.

This FAQ about Anne Rice was compiled and written by Laura Ann lat13@columbia.edu with numerous contributions by others.

-01 Who is Anne Rice anyway?
Anne Rice, born Howard Allen (no, she didn't have a ...
-02 So what has Anne written?
Here is the list of the books Anne has written ...
-03 These names are a bit wordy, is there a shorter way of referring to them? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Yes there is, but only for some of the books. Others ...
-04 What about other things like her short stories, audiotapes of the books and what have you? (Anne Rice FAQ)
For that you may thank Cheryl who tirelessly gathered the ...
-05 What about WWW sites? (Anne Rice FAQ)
I know of three which are worth a browse through:...
-06 How much of Anne's real life is in her books?
Quite a bit actually. From the Mayfair house on ...
-07 Why do so many of Anne's characters end up in New Orleans or San Francisco?
Anne lived in both NO and SF for quite some time and she'...
-08 Does Anne really believe in vampires and witches?
Anne has said that, while she does not believe in vampires,...
-09 Why do Anne's characters use outdated PC programs? You'd think they could afford better.
True. While no one has asked this of Anne herself, ...
-10 Can you give me a list of articles about Anne?
I could, but it would take half my lifetime. There ...
-11 Is there a biography about Anne?
There is. It's called Prism of the Night and it's ...
-12 How can I contact Anne?
Anne has recently installed a phone line in her house for fans to ...
-13 What's this I hear about a newsletter? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Anne has decided to send out a newsletter entitled ...
-14 Where can I send fan mail to Anne?
The above address will work just fine for that....
-15 Hey! That's Anne's house! I can go visit her now, can't I?
In theory, yes. But please keep in mind something that she ...
-16 Who is this Lestat guy and what's the big deal about him? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Lestat de Lioncourt a.k.a. The Brat Prince a.k.a. Lestat, you ...
-17 How do you pronounce Lestat's name?
There are three schools of thought on this:...
-18 You said that many of the characters wanted to sleep with Lestat, does this mean that vampires have sex? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Nope. While Anne's writing gets a little vague about this,...
-19 Are all of Anne's vampires gay?
No. And neither are they all straight. Vampires are, ...
-20 Wait a minute! I'm in the middle of QotD and it just mentioned Santino! Didn't Louis chop him up into little pieces the size of Smith Brothers' Cough Lozenges in Interview?
You're making the common error of confusing Santino ...
-21 I think I just found another major continuity error... (Anne Rice FAQ)
...In IWTV, Louis says that the last time he saw Lestat was in the ...
-22 So what is that Companion thing anyway? (Anne Rice FAQ)
The Vampire Companion (VC), like Anne's biography, ...
-23 Should I buy/read VC or Prism of the Night? (Anne Rice FAQ)
This question cannot be answered without giving an opinion ...
-24 Isn't Prism of the Night out of date by now? (Anne Rice FAQ)
From what I've been told the current paperback copy of ...
-25 Has Katherine put together any other books about Anne? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Katherine has also put together an Anne Rice trivia book. ...
-26 What is Moon Over Bourbon Street? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Moon Over Bourbon Street is a song that Sting wrote for ...
-27 What's the "Armand and Daniel" song? (Anne Rice FAQ)
The Armand and Daniel song is a common way for those who have ...
-28 Can you give me some info. on who did what with the IWTV movie? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Sure, here it is:...
-29 What's with all the hoopla over the Interview movie? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Well, the first problems over making Interview into a ...
-30 Did Anne publish anything else about the movie?
Yes. She also wrote out an essay that gave more or less ...
-31 I have my own ideas about who should have played the characters in the IWTV movie, should I mention them to other fans? (Anne Rice FAQ)
You can. Now that the movie has come out people are slightly ...
-32 Ok, I'm willing to take the risk of having the plots of both ruined, so could you please tell me what is different between the movie of Interview and the book of Interview? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Gladly. From my readings on a.b.a-r it seems to me that ...
-33 I distinctly heard you say sequel. Is there going to be A movie sequel for Interview? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Current Hollywood gossip has it that the sequel for ...
-34 Ok, did Lestat say the line "You're a vampire. You never knew what life was until it ran out in a red gush over your lips." in the movie or didn't he? (Anne Rice FAQ)
No, he didn't. Previews and commercial clips for ...
-35 Help! I just finished Tale of the Body Thief and I'm dying to read the next VampChron book! Please, please, please tell me there will be one! (Anne Rice FAQ)
Take heart, dear fan, there will. As I said before, ...
-36 In TWH, how could Michael Curry see Lasher? (Anne Rice FAQ)
See How on earth is Michael Curry related to the ...
-37 Ok. How on earth is Michael Curry related to the Mayfairs (besides being married to Rowan I mean)? (Anne Rice FAQ)
For this, I'll quote Lasher himself as he ...
-38 How can Julien be a proper Mayfair witch if Lasher said there were only 13? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Lasher was referring to the 13 female Mayfair witches. ...
-39 Why is it that when a Taltos is pregnant the baby is born immediately but when a human is pregnant with a Taltos it takes longer? (Anne Rice FAQ)
According to what Ash says, a Taltos baby grows more quickly in ...
-40 Didn't I hear something about a TWH movie? (Anne Rice FAQ)
You probably did. A movie of TWH went so far ...
-41 Is there any companion book for TWH like there is for VampChron? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Katherine Ramsland has apparently put together a ...
-42 Help! I just finished Taltos and I'm dying to read the next TWH book! Will there be one? (Anne Rice FAQ)
There will indeed. It's entitled Morrigan and will be ...
-43 Help! I just finished The Mummy and I'm dying to read the sequel! Please tell me there will be one! (Anne Rice FAQ)
Anne is painfully aware that she promised a sequel for ...
-44 What other project is Anne working on?
Anne is currently writing The Servant of the Bones which ...
-45 I heard this great rumor that Anne's putting together a book that will bring The Mummy, TWH and VampChron characters all together. Is this true?
Sadly, no. While it would be an amazing story, Anne ...
-46 Which cameos do you mean? (Anne Rice FAQ)
When I say cameos I mean any time that a character or plot point ...
-47 I really don't like the supernatural stuff. Will Anne be doing any more books like Cry to Heaven and Feast of All Saints?
Anne says no. She says that she likes the advantages ...
-48 I think the Beauty books were the best thing that came out of Anne's mind. Will she be writing more erotica like that?
Again, Anne says no. For now, she's done all she wants ...
-49 Someone told me that Belinda was a good book but I really don't like erotica. Should I still read it? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Although Belinda was written under the Rampling name, it ...
-50 What was Anne's original reaction to the movie of EtoE?
Last year, Anne said that she felt that the script ...
-51 Are there any other interesting tidbits about the EtoE movie?
Yes, it made Roger Ebert's list of the Top Ten Worst ...
-52 It wasn't #1 was it?
No, thank Rob Reiner for creating North and sparing us that fate....
-53 Are any other movies of Anne's books in the works?
Rumor has it that Belinda, TWH and The Mummy are being ...
-54 What's a Roquelaure and why did Anne choose that name?
A roquelaure is a type of cloak invented by ...
-55 Would you think me absolutely crazy if I told you that I thought Prince Laurent sounded a lot like Lestat?
No I would not. The Beauty books were written before ...
-56 A lot of people focus on TWH and VampChron, doesn't anyone like Cry to Heaven or The Feast of All Saints?
Yes they do. In fact, some fans *only* like Cry to ...
-57 Is such and such a book by Anne any good?
A common question asked of old Anne Rice fans is if a ...
-58 Is there a fan club for us Anne Rice fans?
Yes there is. The info about it is as follows:...
-59 Hey, Laura, how did you get all this Anne Rice info. anyway?
Over the years that I've been an Anne Rice fan I've read ...
-60 I have a question that wasn't included here, what should I do? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Please feel free to e-mail me with your questions and I'...
-61 How can I get copies of this FAQ? (Anne Rice FAQ)
This FAQ is posted once a month on alt.books.anne-rice,...
-62 Hey! You got something wrong! What are you gonna do about it? (Anne Rice FAQ)
If anything I wrote in this FAQ is incorrect, even if it'...
-63 Is there any other way that I can get my name in the credits of this FAQ? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Certainly! You can tell me information that I was unable to ...
-64 What is the copyright info. for this FAQ? (Anne Rice FAQ)
This FAQ was written and copyrighted on Feb. 13, 1995 ...
-65 What are the credits for this FAQ? (Anne Rice FAQ)
Here they are:...









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