The Silence of the Lambs
As part of the search for a serial murderer nicknames "Buffalo Bill," FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him.That man, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with unusual... show more
As part of the search for a serial murderer nicknames "Buffalo Bill," FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him.That man, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with unusual tastes and an intense curiosity about the darker corners of the mind. His intimate understanding of the killer and of Clarice herself form the core of The Silence of the Lambs--an unforgettable classic of suspense fiction.
Publish date: September 15th 1998
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Hannibal Lecter (#2)
This was just about a perfectly executed thriller. The characters were believable and engaging, except for Dr. Lecter and Buffalo Bill, who were believable and horrifying, and Dr. Chilton, who was believably slimy, the pace was snappy, and the clues were doled out just right - enough to keep me read...
As I said in my review of Red Dragon, I’m one of the only people on Goodreads who, until now, hadn’t read Thomas Harris’s novels about that infamous cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. I’ve never seen the movie adaptations, either. Seriously. So I don’t think it’s prudent I rehash this book’s plot; you...
I didn't realize this was an abridged copy. I was so excited by how amazing Kathy Bates' voice sounded narrating the sample clip that I streamed the entire book over the course of two days. It's just over 3 hours long but I honestly could not tell it was abridged. Is it abridged because parts were...
Ja, für die angehende FBI-Agentin Clarice Starling ist sie das auf jeden Fall. Gerade noch hat sie in Quantico die Schulbank gedrückt, steckt sie schon mitten in der Serienkillerjagd nach Buffalo Bill, der Frauen häutet, und kommt zur zweifelhaften Ehre Dr. Hannibal Lecter zu verhören.Anfangs sollte...
I read this quite a few years ago. The Silence of the Lambs is one of my all time favourite films. However, I still loved the book, despite having already seen the film.