Hannibal

by | Publisher: Random House
Average vote of 2696
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SPOILER ALERT

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.

Reinhard
Wrote 10/4/10

Hannibal by Thomas Harris (2000)

jelabino
Wrote 8/24/10

As good as The Silence of the Lamb with a touch of romanticism...
A must, of course!

Unbelievable.
I was already a fan of Thomas Harris's books, but this one - for once focused around Hannibal Lecter rather than using him as a minor character - completely blew me away.

Again, Hollywood ruins an excellent book by adapting it for the screen. Ignore the film and read the book. The mention of the "mind castle" technique Lecter uses is excellent and the books that describe how to do it are well worth seeking out. ...Continua

RubraAddicted
Wrote Jan 20, 2015, 08:28
We assign a moment to decision, to dignify the process as a timely result of rational and conscious thought. But decisions are made of kneaded feelings; they are more often a lump than a sum.
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RubraAddicted
Wrote Jan 13, 2015, 13:01
"If I leave some money out here, will you buy some food?" Starling said. "No, I'll buy liquor. You can find food. You can't find liquor. [...]"
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RubraAddicted
Wrote Jan 13, 2015, 12:53
"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'...Continua
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RubraAddicted
Wrote Jan 13, 2015, 08:16
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...Continua
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