The vampire live on, and cannot die by mere passing of the time; he can flourish when that he can fatten on the blood of the living. Even more, we have seen amongst us that he can even grow younger; that his vital faculties grow strenuous, and seem as though they refresh themselves when his […]
There are such beings as vampires; some of us have evidence that they exist. Even had we not the proof of our own unhappy experience, the teachings and the records of the past give proof enough for sane peoples.
“Interview with the Vampire” was written in five weeks.
I remember thinking that a book like “Interview with the Vampire” was just flat out too weird. I thought, at best, it would become some sort of underground best seller. I had no idea that it would have the great commercial life it’s had as well.