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  • Rice Weaves Rich Tale of a Young Jesus

    By Gabriel Meyer

    November 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt" by Anne Rice (Alfred A. Knopf, $25.95).

    Biblical fiction is a perilous business. Having committed not one but two such indiscretions in my time -- a 1993 novel titled, "In the Shade of the Terebinth," and a year later another called, "The Gospel of...

  • Revelation Led Rice to Pen Jesus Novel

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Late into the night throughout 1993, Gothic novelist Anne Rice sat in a study in her shadowy New Orleans antebellum mansion, poring over stacks of books on ancient Babylon and Samaria.

    The scene could have been lifted from one of Rice's best-selling novels about erotically charged...