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Merrick

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This edition was published in by A.A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York.

Written in English

307 pages

At the center of Anne Rice's new novel is the beautiful, unconquerable Merrick, a child--a witch with the power and magical knowledge of a Medea and a Circe. She is a Mayfair of New Orleans, descendent of a family rich in its French and Spanish past, steeped in the age-old tradition of voodoo. Into this strange and exotic world comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, a visitor from another realm of the dark world. In her mesmerizing new novel, the author of the Vampire Chronicles & the saga of the Mayfair witches demonstrates, once again, her gift for spellbinding storytelling & the creation of myth & magic. Now, in a magnificent tale of sorcery & the occult, she makes real for us a hitherto unexplored world of witchcraft. At the center is the beautiful, unconquerable witch, Merrick. She is a descendant of the gens de couleurs libres, a caste derived from the black mistresses of white men, a society of New Orleans octaroons & quadroons, steeped in the lore & ceremony of voodoo, who reign in the shadowy world where the African & the French--the white & the dark--intermingle. Her ancestors are the Great Mayfair witches, of whom she knows nothing--and from whom she inherits the power & magical knowledge of a Circe. Into this exotic New Orleans realm comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, visitor from another dark realm. It is he who recounts Merrick's haunting tale--a tale that takes us from the New Orleans of past & present to the jungles of Guatemala, from the Mayan ruins of a century ago to ancient civilizations not yet explored. Anne Rice's richly told novel weaves an irresistible story of two worlds: the witches' world & the vampires' world, where magical powers & otherworldly fascinations are locked together in a dance of seduction, death, & rebirth.

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Merrick
Feb 01, 2010, Arrow Books
paperback in English
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Merrick
2009, Random House Publishing Group
Electronic resource in English
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Merrik
2007, Domino, ĖKSMO
in Russian / Русский язык
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Merrick: les chroniques des vampires
2005, Fleuve noir
in French / français
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Merrick
August 2005, Ediciones B
Paperback in Spanish / español
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Merrick
December 10, 2005, Ediciones B
Paperback in Spanish / español - Tra edition
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Merrick oder die Schuld des Vampirs
March 11, 2003, Hoffmann und Campe
Hardcover in German / Deutsch
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Merrick
2001-10, Ballantine Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
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Merrick
Apr 24, 2001, Random House Inc.
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Merrick
2001, Rocco
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Merrick (The Vampire Chronicles)
November 1, 2001, Arrow Books Ltd
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Merrick
Jun 28, 2001, Knopf
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Merrick (The Vampire Chronicles)
November 1, 2001, Arrow Books Ltd
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Merrick
2001, Ballantine Books
in English
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Merrick
2001, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Electronic resource in English
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Merrick
2000, Random House Large Print
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Merrick: a novel
2000, A.A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
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Merrick (Anne Rice)
October 17, 2000, Random House Audio
in English
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Merrick (Signed)
2000, Knopf
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Merrick (Anne Rice)
Merrick (Anne Rice)
October 17, 2000, Random House Audio
in English
Cover of: Merrick (Anne Rice)
Merrick (Anne Rice)
October 17, 2000, Random House Audio
in English
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Merrick: a novel
2000, Franklin Library
in English - 1st ed.
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Merrick
2000, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
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Merrick
2000, borozi
Paperback
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Merrick: a novel
2000, A.A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
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Merrick
November 15, 2000, Books on Tape, Inc.
Audio Cassette
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Merrick: a novel
2000, BCA
in English
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Merrick
2000, Alfred A. Knopf
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Merrick: a novel
2000, Random House Large Print
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MERRICK
2000, Alfred A. Knopf
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At the center of Anne Rice's new novel is the beautiful, unconquerable Merrick, a child--a witch with the power and magical knowledge of a Medea and a Circe. She is a Mayfair of New Orleans, descendent of a family rich in its French and Spanish past, steeped in the age-old tradition of voodoo. Into this strange and exotic world comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, a visitor from another realm of the dark world. In her mesmerizing new novel, the author of the Vampire Chronicles & the saga of the Mayfair witches demonstrates, once again, her gift for spellbinding storytelling & the creation of myth & magic. Now, in a magnificent tale of sorcery & the occult, she makes real for us a hitherto unexplored world of witchcraft. At the center is the beautiful, unconquerable witch, Merrick. She is a descendant of the gens de couleurs libres, a caste derived from the black mistresses of white men, a society of New Orleans octaroons & quadroons, steeped in the lore & ceremony of voodoo, who reign in the shadowy world where the African & the French--the white & the dark--intermingle. Her ancestors are the Great Mayfair witches, of whom she knows nothing--and from whom she inherits the power & magical knowledge of a Circe. Into this exotic New Orleans realm comes David Talbot, hero, storyteller, adventurer, almost-mortal vampire, visitor from another dark realm. It is he who recounts Merrick's haunting tale--a tale that takes us from the New Orleans of past & present to the jungles of Guatemala, from the Mayan ruins of a century ago to ancient civilizations not yet explored. Anne Rice's richly told novel weaves an irresistible story of two worlds: the witches' world & the vampires' world, where magical powers & otherworldly fascinations are locked together in a dance of seduction, death, & rebirth.

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Merrick

a novel

This edition was published in by A.A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York.


Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3568.I265 M48 2000

The Physical Object

Pagination
307 p. ;
Number of pages
307

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL59714M
Internet Archive
merricknovel0000rice_a1d6
ISBN 10
0679454489
ISBN 13
9780679454489
LC Control Number
99088556
Library Thing
6521
Goodreads
294890

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