The Tale of the Body Thief is a genre fiction novel. It is the fourth book in The Vampire Chronicles novel series which is authored by Anne Rice. She is a renowned author of fiction which include gothic, erotic, and Christian literature as well. The Vampire Chronicles is her most regarded literary work, and its subject also got adapted for a couple of movies. Interview with the Vampire is the best of all the chapters in the series. You will find The Vampire Lestat to be a very close second.
The audio narration of The Tale of the Body Thief is done by Simon Vance. He made a return with this audio novel as its narrator and you will find his as good as ever.
Anne Rice, the author of this book and the subject series continued with her known hypnotic storytelling style. The enchanter, vampire-hero, and seducer of the mortals, Lestat for many centuries have been a courted prince. He was living in the flourishing and dark universe which belonged to the living dead. Lestat was all alone there. His vampire rationale all of a sudden got called into question. That was something he has always believed in and felt safe with as well. There was a sudden overwhelming need for destroying his loneliness and doubts. Therefore, Lestat set off on the most dangerous journey which he has ever taken in all those many danger-haunted years of his long life.
You don’t need to be a vampire lover to enjoy this one. It will be a good experience for all those who prefer fiction. The ending was stunning and you will have all the praise for the author and narrator of the book.