Silence of the lambs

A book by Thomas Harris.

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  • Mar 22, 2011
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+5
I read this book on a plane on my way to Desert Shield. I couldn't put it down. I enjoyed the movie adaptation of the book but nothing is better then the book. Harris has a way of writing especially in this book that made it a easy read. I can't tell you how much I would recommend this book to some that has never read Thomas Harris before. Well at least this book in particular. No spoiler alert here because I don't want anyone who hasn't read it the opportunity to get lost in a world that Harris has created. I will say BEWARE OF THE DEATHHEAD MOTH........

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March 23, 2011
This is a book I've been wanting to read. I'll have to look for it at my local library. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
March 23, 2011
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March 23, 2011
No problem! Look forward to more contributions!
 
March 23, 2011
Silence of the Lamb is a book? I didn't know! How does it compare to the movie (which I dug)? Thanks for sharing!
March 23, 2011
Silence of the Lambs is a great book, a psychological thriller/Crime mystery. Thanks for the comment.
 
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Quick Tip by . October 12, 2010
a truly creepy book that became a memorable and nearly cult-worthy movie.
Quick Tip by . August 11, 2010
i never actually read the book but the movie is still one of my favorites.
Quick Tip by . July 15, 2010
This is a strange psycopath romance. An intelligent monster always tries to show his poetic bloody point of view.
Quick Tip by . July 16, 2010
Among the best in serial killer fiction. Hannibal Lecter has become the ultimate face of evil.
Quick Tip by . July 08, 2010
+5 Movie and +5 book. Classics both. Scary and suspenseful.
review by . February 24, 2007
Pros: Loved the characters, interesting read, nicely done     Cons: Verb tense switching, can easily be substituted for the more visual movie     The Bottom Line: When you're done, go check out the real Death's Head Moth - it's super cool looking...     A week or so ago I had to leave the house for a few hours so it could be shown to potential buyers. Now, I’ve got a list of books I want to read, so whenever I leave the house for showings, …
review by . December 19, 2002
As I have seen the film of the same name many times, I already understood the gruesome goal that piqued Jame Gumb's mind as he killed each of his victims and earned the name 'Buffalo Bill'. However, being aware of the murderer's intentions did not detract from the overall reading, rather it allowed me the freedom to analyze Harris' work from a craftsman's perspective and pay closer attention to the baited hints Hannibal Lector tosses to Clarice Starling akin to bits of bread flicked to greedy birds. …
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The Silence of the Lambs
is a novel by Thomas Harris. First published in 1988, it is a sequel to Harris' 1981 novel Red Dragon. Both novels feature the cannibalistic serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter, this time pitted against FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling.

The novel became a bestseller, and its Oscar-winning 1991 film adaptation is still widely ranked among the best films ever made.
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ISBN-10: 0312924585
ISBN-13: 978-0312924584
Author: Thomas Harris
Genre: Crime Fiction
Publisher: St. Martin's
ISBN: 0-312-92458-5
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