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"Start To Get Some Background "to get some background Hannibal and we are shown a bit of Hannibal s psyche The entire book is great but the last 100 pages are bat shit crazy and I m not sure how I feel about it The last 3 chapters were the most nsettling in the whole book and if you ve read the book you know what I m talking about I m ndecided on if I ll watch the movie but probably yes If you ve started the Hannibal Lecter series I recommend reading Hannibal despite what you ve heard about the movie2018 Popsugar Reading Challenge A Book About A #Villain or AntiheroAround the year in 52 books A book set # or AntiheroAround the year in 52 books A book set a country you d like to visit but have never been to Okay let me confess p front I loved Red Dragon and The Silence of the Lambs Loved them I enjoyed the movies too the movie version of Silence of the Lambs scared the pee out of me and even so I didn t want it to end So long years later when I finally got hold of a copy of Hannibal I really really wanted to love it too But I didn tWell that s not entirely true If I pretend that this wasn t a seuel about characters I already know then I can find some bright spots The book has some fantastic descriptions of Italy There are certainly some creepy scenes that gave me the shivers I was fascinated by the concept of the memory cathedral And I felt terribly bad for poor Clarice as her world crumbled in around her The problem is none of the characters seem remotely connected to the folks we met beforeHannibal Lecter an enigma in previous installments now has a background It s tragic and horrifying but is it enough to form the Hannibal we all know Maybe But even if it is do we really have to know the details of why Lecter is who he is I m not convinced that this information makes him a compelling characterClarice Starling whose wagon was hitched to a rising star at the end of Silence is on the verge of being pushed out of the FBI She has been overlooked again and again for promotion and is reduced to being scapegoated by talentless superiorsJack Crawford a hero and mentor in the previous books is now for the short time he appears here a liabilityI The Sublime understand that people change but come on So what happened What changed between the publication of The Silence of the Lambs and the publication of Hannibal Well what changed was the character of Hannibal Lecter In both Red Dragon and The Silence of the Lambs Hannibal was a minor thoughite compelling character Harris went to great pains to point out that although clever and extremely cunning Lecter was not omniscient There was always an explanation as to how he knew the things he did and Crawford was eually clever at figuring it out Enter Jonathan Demme When Jonathan Demme made the movie version of Silence he said that he wanted the audience to believe that Lecter was the smartest man alive It didn t matter how he knew the things he did he just knew And to the credit of both Demme and Anthony Hopkins it worked The movie firmly established Lecter s genius and in the context of the film it was brilliant you never have to explain how Lecter gets his information and his outrageous escape becomes plausible Besides the smarter Lecter is the the audience worries about Clarice Hopkins performance firmly established a picture in our minds of who Lecter was and how he workedEnter Thomas Harris trying to write a seuel to a phenomenally
popular book which was also a hugely successful movie Now everyone thought of Anthony Hopkins when theybook which was also a hugely successful movie Now everyone thought of Anthony Hopkins when they of Hannibal Lecter and they believed he was the smartest psycho alive Instead of writing about his own Hannibal he tried to write about the DemmeHopkins Hannibal and that just didn t leave him anyplace to go but over the top which is a crying shame The book collapses Letters Between a Catholic and an Evangelical under the sheer magnitude of what we are expected to accept about these characters and where they endp He s Hannibal alright but she s not Clarice This is the third novel in the Hannibal Lecter book series WILL THE REAL MAIN CHARACTER PLEASE STAND UP I already explained in my review of The Silence of the Lambs that I became fan of the story for Clarice Starling instead of Dr Hannibal Lecter and pondering about the ball effective time of Lecter in the first two books I still believe that Thomas Harris never thought that Hannibal Lecter would become the leading character in the book seriesbut for better or worse after the successful film people embraced the character of Dr Hannibal Lecter as the main one in the sagaso it was logic now that third book would be title Hannibal so there. Her nemesis Paul Krendler makes her the fall guy Clarice is suspended so nfortunately the first cop who stumbles on Hannibal is an Italian named Pazzi who takes after his ancestors greedy betrayers depicted in Dante's Inferno Pazzi is on the take from a character as scary as Hannibal Mason Verger When Verger was a young man bus. It has been many years since I read a Hannibal
Lecter Book The Last Thomas Harris Book I Read Wasbook The last Thomas Harris book I read was couple of years ago Black Sunday and is very different from his Lecter titles I noticed some of my friends were doing a buddy read of Hannibal so I figured it was about time to give it a tryI will say 3 to 35 starsI liked it But it was a fiftyfifty thing Half of it was the gruesome suspenseful mysterious story that I remember from previous Lecter books and movies The other half was drawn out slow and sometimes ncomfortable weirdness I think that some people might enjoy those parts but to me they just felt #like filler And the ncomfortable weirdness was in the few spots where it # filler And the ncomfortable weirdness was in the few spots where it from believable insanity to silly WTF ness A big part of this for me was the end it just got way too out there to be satisfyingOverall what it felt like to me was like Harris did so well with Red Dragon and Silence of the Lambs that his publisher convinced him to write the next chapter in Lecter story and he just didn t have enough for a full novel So in order to get a complete book the came Nascars Wildest Wrecks up with some bizarre stuff to fluff itp a bit I don t think that everyone will feel this way about it but I couldn t avoid feeling that way no matter how much I kept hoping it would click for me before the endI will finish my review by saying despite my criticisms I was entertained throughout So even at those points when I was scratching my head at the aforementioned WTF ness I was still enjoying the book This might seem a bit of an oxymoron enjoying a book while at the same time not being satisfied but that is how it wasNote on audiobook I don t recommend I was not super impressed with the narrator and there is a character who cannot talk very well to say any would be a spoiler so it is very hard to A Land More Kind Than Home understand at times Hannibal happens to be one of my favorite fictional characters and with this book I became enad with him Yes it s twisted but me likes him a lot OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD Hannibal by Thomas Harris is the 3rd book in the Hannibal Lector series and I need this is my favourite and I think the best one of the seriesIt s creepy edge of your seat thrilling and a little goryscary starving boars wild pig s and people eating and threating to eat people enough said oh did I forget the big twist at the end This series is a series I recommend for everyone to read The film sTV series do a great job but we get a lot insight into the charactersHannibal Lector is definitely the character we love to hateOr is that just me Hannibal Hannibal Lecter 3 Thomas HarrisHannibal is a novel by American author Thomas Harris published in 1999 It is the third in his series featuring Dr Hannibal Lecter and the second to feature FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling The novel takes place seven years after the events of The Silence of the Lambs and deals with the intended revenge of one of Lecter s victims It was adapted as a film of the same name in 2001 directed by Ridley Scott 2000 1378 615 9644422333 1378 598 9649221816 1378 374 964683924 1388 9789646839243 1389 366 1390 9789648957242 1390 519 9789648957266 2006 DD 10012017 Hated it passionately This is that rare case where books are even worse than films if you can believe it I don t know whatever possessed me to flip through this series Thankfully that entity demon of boredom cluelesness was swiftly exorcised by pretty average writing plot with Boeing sized holes were we really supposed to believe in vanishing special agents who almost no one conveniently gives a damn about and nauseating character building So far this is a DNF Left thisnfinished and I don t think I ll ever return to it of my own fr Who knew The Hannibal Lecter series was a love story What Da Fuck did I just read I was hesitant to read Hannibal various people told they hated the book and Everyone said they hated the movie and since I Loved both the book and movie versions of Red Dragon The Silence of the LambsI was worriedVery worried I waited over a month between finishing Lambs and starting Hannibal I just kept putting it off putting it off Outlaw Bride until I finally decided to force myself to read it for my Read A Thon and I started reading it Friday finished on Sunday because despite the 544 page count Hannibal is a fast read Hannibal picksp 6 or 7 years after the events of Lambs Hannibal is in Italy living his best life as a fugitive Clarice Starling is still at the FBI but her once promising career has stalled Hannibal s only surviving victim has put a bounty out on him and he has the money to fo. Years after his escape posing as scholarly Dr Fell curator of a grand family's palazzo Hannibal lives the good life in Florence playing lovely tunes by serial killercomposer Henry VIII and killing hardly anyone himself Clarice is nluckier in the novel's action film like opening scene she survives an FBI shootout gone wrong and. .
Wasn t any doubt now that Lecter was the protagonist of the book series and the investigators Will Graham and Clarice Starling were just nlucky pawns of Dr Lecter storyIt was HIS storyNot Will s not Clarice s HISWill Graham had left the game But Clarice could still make a second swingbut Harris made the wrong call in my humble opinion NOT UNDERSTANDING THE MONSTER In real life monsters because monsters exist don t need a reason to do what they do and how they do it sometimes it s explained but sometimes they are justmonstersHowever in literature there is a need of reason a need of order a need to avoid senseless chaos if the monsters have a reason of what they do how they do itreaders tend to accept the monsters So while the whole backstory of Hannibal Lecter would be deeply exposed in his following novel Hannibal Rising here you learn the real crucial piece of information about the past of Lecter which gives you the key to Another Turn of the Crank understand the monsterand while Harris seemed to develop the book s story according to thatat the endI don t believe henderstood Lecter for not saying Starling neither REALLY KNOW YOUR CHARACTERS FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling was the star rookie thanks to catch Buffalo Bill even before of her formal graduation from Native Son uantico butthat was seven years ago and you can t survive of only past glories and she has just did annspeakable mistake in a field assignmenteven Dr Hannibal Lecter is worried about Clarice s futureHowever Dr Lecter should be worried about himself since with a life doing so many wrong things to so many dangerous people it was obvious that sooner or later someone from his dark past would catch on him looking for reckoningEvil faces eviland Clarice s mental health is in the middleTo be honest two thirds of the book were ite well developed showing many of the darkest things that human beings can do to other human beingsit was the final act don t worry I won t spoil it that I humbly think that Thomas Harris made the
WRONG CALL A VERY WRONG CALL WITH THE CHARACTERScall A VERY WRONG CALL with the characters Hannibal and Clarice not nderstanding the real reason of why they were so obssessed with each otherand while you may think that only Clarice was ruined as character and that Hannibal wasn t that bad ruined trust me if you nderstand Hannibal even him was ruined to a levelsince even a monster can only fall to a certain degree to avoid twisting its own code of why what how and to #whom do things I have a theory about this horrible bookBoth Red Dragon and The Silence of the # do things I have a theory about this horrible bookBoth Red Dragon and The Silence of the are formidable pieces of pop fiction They are well written thrillers with great descriptions and characters They were both adapted into great movies They made Thomas Harris a very rich manI think Mr Harris made a bet maybe with a friend or just to himself He knew that his next novel would be snapped p for big bucks for the screen rights He knew he would not get any control over the script So he decided to write a book that would basically be n filmable It would be so
PREPOSTEROUS SUCH DRECK THAT IT WOULD DRIVE THE SCREENWRITERSsuch dreck that it would drive the screenwriters And Mr Harris would be laughing all the way to the bankThis theory makes it possible to think that Thomas Harris is talented There are other theories that eliminate that possibility Of course the publication of Hannibal Rising kind of shot my theory all to hellI can t believe I was so excited about this book that I rushed out to buy it in hardcover Ugh I sold it to a sed bookstore at the first opportunity Oh that ending Sublime Gothic horror detective chase story blends genres with great ease affirming Harris as a master storyteller as if we didn t already know Don t go in expecting another Red Dragon or Silence of the Lambs This is a much bigger far darker experience It s all in the title people Silence was the story of Clarice Starling so there is a lot of hope and innocence to it This one is about the dark side of her character and of that awfulawesome Doctor Mr Lecter himself A decadent spiral into madness and obliteration A glimpse into hell The ality of the writing is of the highest order blurring the lines between popular fiction and literature Ingenious and over the top a true seuel that shows no mercy And the ending Sweet God It really puts the reader in hisher place reminding you that you have no control over the characters you read The author is in charge and he will take you into places dragging and screaming that you don t want to know Harris is James Gumb from Silence of the Lambs and this book is the pit he threw Catherine Martin into Only she escaped. Ted for raping children his vast wealth saved him from jail All he needed was psychotherapy with Dr Lecter Thanks to the treatment Verger is now on a respirator paralyzed except for one crablike hand watching his enormous brutal moray eel swim figure eights and devour fish His obsession is to feed Lecter to some other brutal pet.