The Mummy (Ramses the Damned #1) and The Passion of Cleopatra (Ramses the Damned, #2). The Passion of Cleopatra has ratings and reviews. Debra said: starsRamses the Great, former pharaoh of Egypt became an immortal after dri. Nick Ramses the damned: The passion of Cleopatra will be released later this Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice The.
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This book basically read like a bad, bad daily soap or at least how I would imagine a novelized version of a script from a bad, bad daily soap. The Mummy by Anne Rice. Read it Forward Read it first. But as these ancient rulers defy one another in their quest to understand the powers of the strange elixir, they are haunted by a mysterious presence even older and more powerful than they, a figure drawn forth from the mists of history who possesses spectacular magical potions and tonics eight millennia old.
It was better written and Julie was no longer sobbing all the time! But perhaps most importantly, the elixir causes any organic substance to become invulnerable and self-sustaining. Aug 12, Juli rated it really liked it Shelves: This book focuses mostly on romance, which would be fine, if the romance were written well.
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Friends, strangers, lovers and enemies alike find themselves drawn together by forces beyond their control, leading to an inevitable confrontation at the engagement party for Ramsey and his beloved Julie. Okay, okay, I’m being too harsh — Rhe and his mother are going to throw an engagement party for Julie and Ramses, and the whole world is invited. Looking rajses More Great Reads? The book is laden with these unnecessary moments.
If I truly thought she’s returned to her …more I’m really hesitant to even try it after the god-awful Lestat novel Exciting and fantastic with a brilliant cast of characters. Oh yeah and tje is immortal. They captured everything perfectly to me and more than that, I ramsez say Ramses may have a depth that sometimes comes when writing partners really click with one another.
Why not just focus the story on Ramses adapting to modern London, falling in love with Julie previously mentioned daughter and them dealing with Evil Cousin Henry? She started out as somewhat of the main character and turns into the nagging girlfriend that cannot live without Ramses anymore.
Feb 15, Paul Nash rated it really liked it Shelves: Also, the lack of detail about the surroundings the characters were in camned bothered me; I had a hard time filling in the blanks and was frequently guessing. Only a few weeks ago, I was complaining about this very thing to someone at work, and I worked myself up into a tizzy all over again. The Passion of Cleopatra, there is a sort-of-equivalent scene in which sparks fly, and I really appreciated that scene!
Undying eternal love after knowing each other basically for a few seconds. Of course when talking about characters, I have to talk about Cleopatra. Nov damjed, Karen rated it really liked it Shelves: In his depression, Ramses had given himself the name “Ramses the Damned”, and had Egyptian priests seal him away underground.
Novels by Anne Rice. But once Ramses popped up, the story moved more smoothly for me. As with many Rice novels, sexuality tends to be fluid. Cleopatra ultimately falters before killing Julie, realizing that the girl should not be punished for Ramses’s actions.
The characters don’t follow their established personalities, and the ramzes turns into a circus on a merry-go-round.
See 1 question about The Mummy…. I was cheering, I wanted to applaud. Nov 21, Pages. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You get what I mean, right? I’ve read worse, but I really expected better of this book. A British archeologist in early ‘s Egypt uncovers a thhe sarcophagus covered with all manner of dire warnings about disturbing dambed occupant. It then follows him and the humans who know his secret from England to Egypt, and ponders what will become of the remaining immortality elixir.
Nonetheless, the mummy and other belongings are shipped off to Londonand placed on temporary display in Lawrence’s house before they are taken by the British Museum.
The brief recaps of the previous book’s plot were nicely done and fitted in well. View all 4 comments. Provided by Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Pharaoh, Immortality, Crops, Buried Alive [s]. It turns out, I loved that annw so much, giving him a win.
The time period that this story takes place is not modern, so it read like historical fiction. This book was difficult to get into. Also, I guess I can be nit picky, but Ramses claims that his cells can’t die.
Ramses the Damned
This book does a pretty good job of reminding the reader of pertinent plot points and I only felt the need to take a quick look at the first one to refresh my memory.
Into this unstable situation comes the mummy Ramses, who awakes shortly after his sarcophagus is placed in Julie’s house. Remember ramse floss, kids. The emotions related to and problems with immortality for the characters were well explored.
Nov 21, Minutes Buy.