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Blood And Gold (The Vampire Chronicles, #8) If you have read any of the Vampire Chronicles then you will largely know what to expect from this addition to the series A Blood Drinker tells the story of their long life, including all the mortals they have loved, Blood Drinker s they ve encountered and vibrant cities they ve travelled to In this instance the reader is introduced to Thorne, a Viking vampire who has been reawakened by the knowledge that his Maker, Maharet of Queen of the Damned , still exists He s been buried in snow for m If you have read any of the Vampire Chronicles then you will largely know what to expect from this addition to the series A Blood Drinker tells the story of their long life, including all the mortals they have loved, Blood Drinker s they ve encountered and vibrant cities they ve travelled to In this instance the reader is introduced to Thorne, a Viking vampire who has been reawakened by the knowledge that his Maker, Maharet of Queen of the Damned , still exists He s been buried in snow for many centuries and Marius, another vampire previously introduced in the Chronicles, takes him under his wing, gives him a bath, a coffin for the night and takes him out hunting All of which is just a set up for Thorne to plead with Sangre me cost terminar este libro y oro val a el tiempo que perd por hacerlo, fiel a mi convicci n de no dejar libros inconclusos No tengo ganas de hacerle una rese a extensa y detallada porque seguir a gastando tiempo muchas de las cosas que no me gustaron son las que esta saga viene arrastrando desde hace un par de libros atr s Pens que Marius ser a el mejor narrador de todos y me encontr con que ni siquiera sus perspectivas me convencen a la hora de relatar otra vez los a os que Sangre me cost terminar este libro y oro val a el tiempo que perd por hacerlo, fiel a mi convicci n de no dejar libros inconclusos No tengo ganas de hacerle una rese The primary question with this book, the sixth in Anne Rice s Vampire Chronicles, is, why would we, the readers, want to read a book from the point of view of the self christened Marius de Romanus, the Roman vampire with a tendency towards pederasty and pompous pronouncements This question becomes evenpressing as the book goes on and Marius proves himself entirely arrogant and obnoxious, applying a form of moral blindness that makes his own actions acceptable while everyone else s deserve The primary question with this book, the sixth in Anne Rice s Vampire Chronicles, is, why would we, the readers, want to read a book from the point of view of the self christened Marius de Romanus, the Roman vampire with a tendency towards pederasty and pompous pronouncements This question becomes evenpressing as the book goes on and Marius proves himself entirely arrogant and obnoxious, applying a form of moral blindness that makes his own actions acceptable while everyone else s deserve to be punished harshly It s like watching a train wreck, seeing all the relationships of his 2,000 year life fail almost entirely because of his faults Neither do we have a redeemingly interesting frame story to carry us through Marius tells his story of an equally irritating fellow vampire named Thorne, after the two new aquantainces have listen to this taken a bath together.There are a few entirely fascinating characters, such as the Greek vampire Eudoxia, who practically rules over the other va Shall I say Marius de Romanus is my new favorite vampire, in all of his oozing sensuality Why, yes.Reading this book made me excited to reread The Vampire Chronicles I have to admit, I actually found myself falling in love with Marius, or at least developing a crush on him, towards the end of the book Oh, how I would gladly pin a poster of this Ancient Roman Blood Drinker to my wall if ever they made one of him Besides, Anne Rice s perpetual glorifying sensuality found so prominently in almo Shall I say Marius de Romanus is my new favorite vampire, in all of his oozing sensuality Why, yes.Reading this book made me excited to reread The Vampire Chronicles I have to admit, I actually found myself falling in love with Marius, or at least devel I m kind of glad I waitedthan a year to read this book after having read the first eight, plus the Mayfair Witches book all pretty much right in a row I think I would have found the parts where Marius is retelling things that Lestat told is in The Vampire Lestat and that Armand told us in The Vampire Armand rather boring and repetitive As it was, it was a nice reminder of things I d forgotten, and I was able to jump right back in without re reading, which would have been quite the undert I m kind of glad I waitedthan a year to read this book after having read the first eight, plus the Mayfair Witches book all pretty much right in a row I think I would have found the parts where Marius is retelling things that Lestat told is in The Vampire Lestat and that Armand told us in The Vampire Armand rather boring and repetiti I love a story a good story I read to escape, yes but even then, even when I pick up a book with the intention of running away I end up, well thinking about the book I read to study, relate to or learn from characters, story lines plots, drama I don t read to just read, make my chalk mark and on to the next book I enjoy books that I can savor take my time over, and I truly love sharing the reading experience so when someone mentions a Here Is The Gorgeous And Sinister Story Of Marius, Patrician By Birth, Scholar By Choice, One Of The Oldest Vampires Of Them All, Which Sweeps From His Genesis In Ancient Rome, In The Time Of The Emperor Augustus, To His Meeting In The Present Day With A Creature Of Snow And Ice Thorne Is A Northern Vampire In Search Of Maharet, His Maker , The Ancient Egyptian Vampire Queen Who Holds Him And Others In Thrall With Chains Made Of Her Red Hair, Bound With Steel And With Her Blood And Gold When The Visigoths Sack His City, Marius Is There With The Resurgence Of The Glory That Was Rome, He Is There, Still Searching For His Lost Love Pandora, But Bewitched In Turn By Botticelli, The Renaissance Beauty Bianca, With Her Sordid Secrets, And The Boy He Calls Amadeo Otherwise Known As The Vampire Armand Criss Crossing Through The Stories Of Other Vampires From Rice S Glorious Pantheon Of The Undead, Haunted By Pandora And By His Alter Ego Mael, Tracked By The Talamasca, The Tale Of Marius, The Self Styled Guardian Of Those Who Must Be Kept Is The Most Wondrous And Mind Blowing Of Them All I m quite surprised at how mixed the reviews are here as I thought this was yet another winner from Anne Rice Blood and Gold follows the history of Marius and his long and troubled existence as he travels and strives to keep his secret of Those Who Must be Kept and forges relationships to keep him sane and to stave off his loneliness from the peculiar bond with Mael and Avicus to the love and devotion of Amadeo and Bianca For someone so strong Marius does a lot of running to save his secret I m quite surprised at how mixed the reviews are here as I thought this was yet another winner from Anne Rice Blood and Gold follows the history of Marius and his long and troubled existence as he travels and strives to keep his secret of Those Who Must be Kept and forges relationships to keep him sane and to stave off his loneliness from the peculiar bond with Mael and Avicus to the love and devotion of Amadeo and Bianca For someone so strong Marius does a lot of running to save his secrets and he never loses sight of what he has lost the beautifu Not the worst see Memnoch for that but certainly the most boring of all the Chronicles so far I pretty much gave up on the series after Queen , but since I bought the whole lot, I m wading through it still However, it took me this long to realise that the problem with Rice s writing is that there is no beginning, middle and end Funnily enough, real life biographies havesense of a dramatic arch than this book, for example The exotic settings have become old hat pretty much since Not the worst see Memnoch for that but certainly the most boring of all the Chronicles so far I pretty much gave up on the series after Queen , but since I bought the whole lot, I m wading through it still However, it took me this long to realise that the problem with Rice s Thorne, his long sleep interrupted by the waking and rampaging of the Vampire Queen Akasha, is now driven to find the one who made him, the one he saw in his visions Maharet, one of the two oldest vampires in the worldHe emerges from his icy tomb to seek his own kind and finds Marius, the Roman, Child of the Millennium, Former Keeper of Those Who Must be Kept And avid biogorapher who recounts his history to the Norse vampireThorne emerges from his centuries of sleep, trying to find answer Thorne, his long sleep interrupted by the waking and rampaging of the Vampire Queen Akasha, is now


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