i contemporanei – Anne Rice

Anne Rice (Howard Allen O’Brien; 1941 -) is an author of gothic, erotic, and religious-themed (tematica religiosa) books from New Orleans, Louisiana. Her Vampire Chronicles series started with Interview with the Vampire (1973) adapted into a 1994 movie directed by Neil Jordan, starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas e Christian Slater. Now the cycle includes over a dozen novels, like 1985’s The Vampire Lestat and 1988’s The Queen of the Damned. Rice has written three novels in the Lives of the MayfairWitches sequence. Along with (Insieme con) several non-series works, the author wrote three novels under the pseudonym A. N. Roquelaure: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, Beauty’s Punishment, and Beauty’s Release and two under the name Anne Rampling:  Exit to Eden and Belinda.After her husband’s death (2002) A. Rice has announced that he would write “only for the Lord.” and has began a series chronicling the life of Jesus .