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Rimes A plunge into the darkest chambers of a psychopath's mind in the deadly search for a serial killer back cover. 45 Loved the movie Loved the book The Kindle edition is slightly tainted with numbers sporadically interweaved into the text which I assume judging by the percentage I was currently on when the numbers appeared is the actual page number No biggie Just a bit jarring as my edition of the novel had location numbering at the bottom Don t know why they do that but whatever I m impressed by how close the movie is to the source material just like Manhunter was to the Red Dragon book including some of the dialogue being verbatim I noticed one glaring difference when Starling first meets Lecter and is walking down the hallway to his cell which is on the left in the film the right in the book I m also impressed by each actors performance in their respective roles Jodie Foster was interested in playing the part after reading the novel And George A Romero Feb 4th 1940 July 16th 2017 had a cameo role as an FBI Agent in Memphis unaccredited I ll have to keep an eye out for that next time I watch the film which had 66 cast members and took 2727 million at the box office on a 19 million budget Movie cast Jodie Foster Clarice StarlingAnthony Hopkins Hannibal the Cannibal LecterTed Levine Buffalo BillScott Glenn Jack CrawfordBrooke Smith Catherine MartinAnthony Heald Frederick ChiltonKasi Lemmons Ardelia MappStuart Rudin IJ MiggsMaria Skorobogatov young Clarice MashaDarla PreciousChris McGinn autopsy victimA young trainee FBI agent Clarice Starling is pulled from training and given an assignment to interview Hannibal Lecter at the Balti State Hospital for the Criminally Insane A uestionnaire has been developed which applies to all known serial murderers in modern times They ve tried to interview and examine all thirty two known serial killers that they have in custody to build a database for psychological profiling cases unsolved Most were willing to cooperate except the one they want to speak to the most who isn t cooperative Lecter Starling sniffs an opportunity and is glad of the chance though Crawford doesn t expect Lecter to say anything When she gets to the hospital Dr Chilton who isn t a real doctor explains the rulesDo not reach through the bars do not touch the bars You pass him nothing but soft paper No pens no pencils He has his own felt tipped pens some of the time The paper you pass him must be free of staples paper clips or pins Items come back through the sliding food carrier No exceptions Do not accept anything he attempts to hold out to you through the barrier Do you understand meI think he forgot to mention another rule that you shouldn t stand still outside a particular cell for any amount of time especially if the person in the cell is making groaning sounds Ah The infamous flying missile scene courtesy of Miggs I think that was the most disturbing scene in the movie and probably the book too Miggs indiscretions In the book Lecter is polydactyl he has six fingers on his left hand On a positive note it s the catalyst for Lecter giving Starling a chance and sending her to seek out Raspail s car for her Valentines YepIf you want something from Lecter you have to take one for the team Lecter thinks she s there to ask if he can help in the Buffalo Bill case which he has an interest in He says he s willing to help if he gets something in return uid Pro uo He wants know about Starling She gives him something about herself he ll give something in return He wants to play a game and the stakes are high when the daughter of Sen Ruth Martin is abducted believed to have been taken by Buffalo Bill Will she be saved in time Or will the felon have her hide Clarice has a few obstacles in her way so it won t be easy I really enjoyed this novel Disappointed I didn t read it sooner There s a lot of creepyunsettling and intense scenes I liked the conversations between Lecter and Starling as she tries to extract information from him He s too smart to outwit so she has to play along He s got nothing to lose

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The Silence of the Lambs

T scared the world silent The Silence of the Lambs A young FBI trainee An evil genius locked away for unspeakable c. Call me a freak but I have a bit of a crush on Hannibal Lecter He may be the scariest fuck out there certainly scarier than the supposed monster of the book Buffalo Bill but he just oozes style and knowledge In fact he has so much style and knowledge that he doesn t come off as a ridiculous prick when he says things like A census taker tried to uantify me once I ate his liver with some fava beans and a big Amarone or Can you smell his sweat That peculiar goatish odour is trans 3 methyl 2 hexenoic acid Remember it it s the smell of schizophrenia uite the contrary he sounds cool saying these things Sophisticated even In this and many other ways Dr Lecter is so utterly fascinating that you ll still find yourself rooting for him after he has committed several heinous but brilliant murders hoping he ll stay out of the hands of the police and live out his life in freedom Now that s uality writing for youAs you can probably tell from the above I like The Silence of the Lambs which is to say the book on which the movie was based Except for the fact that Harris makes Clarice rather stupid and that the dialogue in the book is a bit too clever and masculine for its own good it s a solid and exciting will they find him in time to save the girl story a page turner if ever there was one The characters aren t terribly easy to identify with but that s all right because for one thing they re cool had I mentioned that yet and for another they all have a clearly defined uest They don t necessarily have the same uest but hey that only serves to increase the tensionIn some regards the book is better than the film Remember those stupid anagrams from the movie They re not in the book except for the bilirubin one which I actually uite like The book makes its connections in a much logical less what the fuck ish way It also has a realistic romance though not necessarily a better one On the down side I think Thomas Harris must have kicked himself for not having come up with the closing line of the film I m having an old friend for dinner himself In my opinion it s the best closing line in cinematic history unmatched by the ending of the book Still it s a satisfying read Very satisfying As satisfying as the movie and that s saying a fair bit Yes that s what he says in the book Not a nice Chianti I ve been reliably informed by those in the know I myself do not actually drink wine that Amarone and Chianti are not in fact the same thing Chianti does sound better than Amarone in this line doesn t it In the book Dr Lecter tells Clarice in one of their first interviews that Billy has kidnapped large chested Catherine Martin because he wants a vest with tits on it He then goes on to say in their next meeting that Billy is making a girl suit out of real girls And despite these incredibly obvious clues which cannot be rude jokes on Lecter s part as he s far too sophisticated to make such rude jokes it takes Clarice who is supposed to be really intelligent the entire rest of the book to figure out what it is that Billy wants from his victims They wisely changed that in the movie where Clarice doesn t have her entire uest spelled out for her right at the beginning I ve never met any women who speak to each other the way Clarice and Ardelia do Then again I ve never met any brilliant FBI trainees so what do I know Perhaps they do speak to each other like that at uantico I guess I ll never find out Anyone out there have FBI trained friends Anyone Bueller

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10 thoughts on “The Silence of the Lambs

  1. says:

    Why?Many years from now historians will look back on this story and wonder why it was so important And believe me my friends important it was Today most thrillers and police procedurals gets measured against itFor this review I will refer to TSOTL as the story because I'm going to talk about the book movie facts fiction and some of my own o

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    35 STARS Be very careful with Hannibal Lector Dr Chilton the head of the mental hospital will go over the physical procedure you use to deal with him Don't deviate from it Do not deviate from it one iota for any reason We both know you have to back and forth a little in interviews but you tell him no specifics about yourself You don't want any of your personal facts in his headBet you thought I was never going to write this revie

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    an odd case in which the book is not better than the movie in fact it is much worse

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    CONTENT ANNOUNCEMENT Out of respect for Thomas Harris’s superb novel I have decided that no pictures of ANTHONY HOPKINS will appear in this review Thank you for your understanding40 to 45 stars Another one of those terrific situat

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    Call me a freak but I have a bit of a crush on Hannibal Lecter He may be the scariest fuck out there certainly scarier than the supposed monster of the book Buffalo Bill but he just oozes style and knowledge In fact he has so much s

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    ‎The Silence of the lambs Hannibal Lecter #2 Thomas Harris 1940The Silence of the Lambs is a novel by Thomas Harris First published in 1988 it is the seuel to Harris' 1981 novel Red Dragon Both novels feature the cannibalistic se

  7. says:

    45★Loved the movie Loved the book The Kindle edition is slightly tainted with numbers sporadically interweaved into the text which I assume judging by the percentage I was currently on when the numbers appeared is the actual page number No biggie Just a bit jarring as my edition of the novel had location num

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    5 STARS Full review upThis was fantasticI went into The Silence of the Lambs hesitant that this book would not be as great as the movie OR I wouldn't be able to get the movie characters out of my headYou see I’ve seen The Silence of the Lambs 3 to 4 times in my life and I know the plot too well I've loved the movie since the first time I watched itThe movie came out in 1991 but I didn't watch it until I was 17 in 19

  9. says:

    I have a love hate sort of relationship with this book At times I marvel at the intelligence and wittiness of Hannibal and other times I can't get my mind past through the things like trans phobia body shaming s

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    So I read these books out of order I started with Hannibal which gives better background and fleshes out the character of Lecter much than the mess that was Hannibal Rising then read Red Dragon and finally this one Can I just say that I love Cl

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