The Mummy (Ramses the Damned #1) and The Passion of Cleopatra (Ramses the Damned, #2). The Passion of Cleopatra has ratings and reviews. Debra said: starsRamses the Great, former pharaoh of Egypt became an immortal after dri. Nick Ramses the damned: The passion of Cleopatra will be released later this Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice The.

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Sometimes simplicity works much better than complicated or wannabe complicated long stories. For example, after his death, Henry’s corpse ends up in a “mummy factory” during the Egyptian craze of the early s, natives often took modern corpses and made them into mummies for sale to gullible tourists.

The Passion of Cleopatra

Michel, in particular, intrigued me enough that I wanted to hear more about him after his very brief section. Put it in the closet for an awesome x-mas gift. If his books are all like this, you can bet I will be reading whatever he pens. The potion not only made him immortalbut also allows his body to regenerate from damage ranses would kill a normal human, such as multiple bullet wounds.

This novel is categorized as “Good not great”.

Intrigued, I immediately moved to the second book, The Vampire Lestatwhich was a natural continuation of the mythology, and then snapped up the third book, Queen of the Damnedas soon as it hit bookstore shelves in And I’m pretty sure she wants to be a gay man.

From a hustling and bustling industrial London to the deserts, pyramids, and shady market corners of Cairo, she whisks you away to with wonderfully detailed imagery. Rice had gone through with he At 4. Other books in the series. It begins with annw heroic Egyptian pharaoh Ramses the Damned mysteriously awakened after centuries of slumber to the mystifying and dizzying world of Edwardian England, seeking to wed the great beauty and heiress Julie Stratford, whom Ramses has given the same elixir that has rendered him immortal.


Worth reading, if you’re into that sort of thing. Daned thank him for his help in covering up all the unusual events, Ramses also gives the elixir to a dying Elliott, who drinks it after serious consideration of the consequences: I have a feeling a book 3 is coming, although I haven’t seen any indication of it other than the fact that The Passion of Cleopatra didn’t feel completely solved.

There is a hump that one needs to get over in reading this book – the slow beginning.

I was on board immediately. Positively atrocious; avoid at all cost. When explained that immortals can see in the dark, it’s still deemed necessary to have Cleopatra ‘thank Ramses for the fact that her eyes took almost no time at all to get adjusted to the dark’.

The Passion of Cleopatra (Ramses the Damned, #2) by Anne Rice

It seems to me, however, that Anne misses this point when Ramses and the female lead have sex. The Passion of Cleopatra should not be considered standalone, you will probably be driven rasmes if you have to work through the knowledge gap organically via the inline character conversations. I got about half way through before I decided to give up. Return to Book Page. Everything is wrapped in a semi-nicely wrapped package and we are all left annoyed by lack of continuation, but satisfied.

Oct 27, M. Published by Arrow first damnev She constantly needs saving, is needy beyond help, cries her way through the story and is utterly useless all the time.

Maybe if edited more it famses not have dragged as much. While Henry is convinced that Ramses is an evil monster ready to kill the entire family, Elliott reads Lawrence’s notes and chases after Ramses to learn the secret of the elixir of immortality. The Passion of Cleopatra is set for publication November 21, I chose to not reread the first book before starting this one. Slow start, with a complicated plot and many so characters to follow.


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The Passion of Cleopatrawritten in collaboration with her son, novelist Christopher Rice. Many unexpected twists and turns. It was great and unusual. I would give this book a perfect hte stars if Ms.

The Mummy (Ramses the Damned #1) by Anne Rice

It seemed to be underappreciated and infrequently read in my circles. Apr 30, Beth rated it really liked it Shelves: The rhe was compelling but the writing is purely awful. Action and adventure on every page. Just think about it. Aug 23, vex rated it did not like it.

The Mummy or Ramses the Damned

After first few pages I checked. Our titular Mummy Ramses, or Mr.

In Ramses the Damned: Rice’s best standalone novels, and is even better than some of her Vampire books the later ones, anyway The read is entertaining and the characters are fluid. The Witching Hour Lasher Taltos Se que hay una segunda parte que escribio hace poco con su hijo, pero no creo leerla, no creo que es necesaria una segunda parte, el libro es Wow Wow WOW.

I got this one for free and even if the ending tricks you into believing it is actually part of a series, it is a standalone book and I actually believed it maybe would be better to start with something that is not part of a giant series.

These individuals could even be said to be “reverse vampires” since they derive their strength from the sun, and cannot live without it. I read this book after reading Interview With the Vampire; this is clearly not as a high a caliber book as Interview.