Book IV in The Vampire Chronicles. Vampire hero, rock star and seducer of millions, Lestat is an immortal extraordinaire. But he yearns to be reborn as a mortal. Tormented, he wanders aimlessly across the world until he meets the one being who can grant him his wish – the Body Thief, more sinister and evil than any demon. But when Lestat surrenders his vampire body he discovers he forgot so long ago – the awkwardness and anguish of being human.