The golden

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Bantam Books, Jul 1, 1993 - Fiction - 291 pages
3 Reviews
In a gothic netherworld of underground canals, arched chambers, and crumbling statuary, the members of the Family, a race of Vampires, gather to discuss their future. Original.

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User Review  - CarlosMcRey - LibraryThing

The aristocracy of vampires has gathered at the ancient fortress of Castle Banat in the Carpathian Mountains to argue politics and, for some, to partake of the Golden, a woman who has been bred to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elverith - LibraryThing

I really liked this book. it became one of my favorites. The story is in some parts morbid, but that is what makes it so amazing. It's exactly how I imagine a perfect book about vampires. I love Shepard's style of writing and how he describes everything to the smallest detail. Read full review


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Lucius Shepard is a two-time winner of the World Fantasy Award and has also received the Hugo, Locus, Nebula, and Theodore Sturgeon Awards for science fiction writing. His work has appeared in "Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Omni, Playboy, "and" Spin. "He is the author of "Green Eyes, A Handbook of American Prayer," and" Life During Wartime, "and the collected stories in "Two Trains Running." He lives in Vancouver, Washington.

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