Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2002
CS ISBN 0553714163 $39.95 Twelve cassettes
DD ISBN $27.97
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2002
CS ISBN 073668865X $96.00 Twelve cassettes
CD ISBN 0736688668 $128.00 Eighteen CDs
Quinn Blackwood has seen ghosts and spirits as long as he can remember. His family home, Blackwood Farm, teems with them, and with their stories. When Quinn becomes a vampire, his lifelong goblin companion turns violent, threatening the lives of those Quinn cares about most. David Pittu infuses the story with a whining, almost pathetic, tone perfectly suited to the poor little rich boy protagonist and his quest for peace. Within this overall mood, Pittu gives every character, large and small, a delightfully clear personality and vocal signature. His Lestat carries an odd accent, not quite French and not quite British, but his own for all that. Even Pittu's children speak authentically, with no trace of squeakiness or condescension. Bring on the next installment! R.P.L. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 03]
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