The sequel to "Silence of the Lambs" marks the return of Dr Hannibal Lecter. One of Hannibal's victims, the influential and rich Mason Verger - a paraplegic confined to a respirator thanks to Hannibal - is bent on revenge and FBI agent Clarice ...
Starling provides the perfect bait.
I saw the movie before reading this book and I was hoping beyond hope that the romance between Clarice and Hannibal was only subtextual in the book and I was right... until almost the last page. Otherwise this is a fantastic book though.
"Did you talk about what he'd like to do if he was free?""No. Dr. Lecter has no interest in hypothesis. He doesn't believe in syllogism, or synthesis, or any absolute.""What does he believe in?""Chaos. And you don't even have to believe in it. It's
...eve in it. It's self-evident."Continua...Nascondi
Cordell watched him carefully for tears. When he saw the child's shoulders shaking, the nurse went to him and wiped the tears away gently with sterile swatches. He put the wet swatches in Mason's martini glass, chilling in the playroom's
... refrigerator beside the orange juice and the Cokes.Continua...Nascondi