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Interview with the Vampire

Interview with the Vampire

by Anne Rice

Interview with the Vampire Characters

Meet the Cast


Louis de Pointe du Lac

Forever 25Born in 1791, Louis was the head of his family, and of the Pointe du Lac plantation in Louisiana, before being turned into a vampire at the age of twenty-five. Like many twentysomethings,...

Claudia

My Father He Killed Me. My Other Father, He Ate MeClaudia might be the novel's most complicated character. Because Lestat converts her when she's only five years old, we don't know anything about h...

Lestat

Tall, Light, and DeadlyLestat might be the most famous of Anne Rice's vampires. Not only does he have the sequel to Interview named after him (The Vampire Lestat); he has also been portrayed in two...

Armand

Kiss of the VampireArmand is one of a few characters who also has his own book. We'll have to read it because he's a little too mysterious for his own good in this book. Here's what we do know:He's...

Babette Freniere

Babs KnowsAlthough Claudia is the main gal in Louis's life, Babette serves as sort of a prelude. She's one of a gaggle of sisters (and one brother) on a nearby plantation. Louis describes her as "n...

The Boy

The title of this book is Interview with the Vampire, right? So who is interviewing him? Diane Sawyer? A shirtless Geraldo Rivera? Try none of the above—unless Geraldo refused to give his na...

Madeleine

The Smallest One was MadeleineThe vampire with the shortest life span in the book is Madeleine (though we're not sure exactly what happened to that musician boy Lestat turned). Shortly after Louis...

Santiago

Turning TricksterSantiago is the most obvious antagonist in the novel. It's obvious that he and Louis will be at odds from their first meeting, when Louis observes, "He was the vampire; I seemed th...

The Théâtre des Vampires

Invisi-GothsIf you're looking for someone to blame for the Goth tendency to wear all black, look no further than the vamps at the Théâtre des Vampires. Their idea of a good time is to sit about g...

Morgan and Emily

Honeymoon from HellThese unfortunate lovers are two of the few human characters we get to know as more than food.But not much more. Their journey is straight out of a black-and-white horror movie....
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