Alfred A. Knopf Books, publisher of Anne Rice’s The Wolf Gift, has created four broadsides featuring quotes from the novel to celebrate its release earlier this week, and you could win a signed copy of one of them. Read on for the details.
Here are the rules:
To be eligible to receive a signed broadside, visit the Knopf Doubleday website by 12:01 AM ET on February 27, 2012, and follow the instructions. They will randomly draw the winners from all people who have entered. The winners will each receive one (1) signed broadside featuring a quote from Anne Rice’s The Wolf Gift. There are five (5) copies each of the four (4) designs, and which broadside the winner receives is up to the discretion of the sponsor. Alfred A. Knopf Books will contact the winners directly for their mailing addresses and send out the broadsides on or around February 27, 2012. The offer is only open to U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico), age 18 years or older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Check out the artwork below, and for more details click the above link.
A daring new departure and a whole new world — modern, sleek, high-tech, and at its center, a story as old and compelling as history — the making of a werewolf, re-imagined and re-invented as only Anne Rice, teller of mesmerizing tales, conjurer extraordinaire of other realms, could create it.
The time is the present.
The place, the rugged coast of northern California. A bluff high above the Pacific. A grand mansion full of beauty and tantalizing history set against a towering redwood forest.
A young reporter on assignment from the San Francisco Observer… an older woman, welcoming him into her magnificent, historic family home that he has been sent to write about and that she must sell with some urgency… a chance encounter between two unlikely people… an idyllic night — shattered by horrific unimaginable violence… the young man inexplicably attacked — bitten — by a beast he cannot see in the rural darkness… a violent episode that sets in motion a terrifying yet seductive transformation as the young man, caught between ecstasy and horror, between embracing who he is evolving into and fearing who — what — he will become, soon experiences the thrill of the wolf gift.
As he resists the paradoxical pleasure and enthrallment of his wolfen savagery and delights in the power and (surprising) capacity for good, he is caught up in a strange and dangerous rescue and is desperately hunted as “the Man Wolf” by authorities, the media, and scientists (evidence of DNA threatens to reveal his dual existence). As a new and profound love enfolds him, questions emerge that propel him deeper into his mysterious new world: questions of why and how he has been given this gift; of its true nature and the curious but satisfying pull towards goodness; of the profound realization that there are others like him who may be watching — guardian creatures who have existed throughout time and may possess ancient secrets and alchemical knowledge; and throughout it all, the search for salvation for a soul tormented by a new realm of temptations and the fraught, exhilarating journey still to come, of being and becoming, fully, both wolf and man.
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