• "A modern Paradise Lost"

    Washington Post
  • "Lavish description, rapid narrative, gorgeous costume, and larger-than-life heroes, all against the biggest concept of them all: immortality"

  • "Startling, fiendish, compelling"

    New York Daily News
  • "Rice's most passionate and inventive work since Interview With the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity and tells a tale as old as Scripture's legends and as modern as today's religious strife"

    Mikal Gilmore, Rolling Stone