The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

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Today, people have different hobbies and among them we can mention reading books that can be a quite great pastime especially as some books can be very captivating from the first page to the last one. If we should talk about the people preferences in reading books, then you should find out there is huge variety of literature genres people can opt for. If you are more for the thriller and horror genre, then you should know there are many great books in this field as well. If you feel you would want a recommendation for a good book to read then maybe you would like to read The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris.

The first thing you need to know about this book is that it represents the best selling novel of Thomas Harris. It was first released in 1988 and the story centers on presenting the criminal mind of Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The scenes depicted in this novel can be quite terrifying and the horrible facts presented are meant to disgust the reader. But you will find in this novel’s pages many games of mind and riddles talking that will fascinate you and make you curious in discovering how the human mind can play in solving murder cases.

In The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris the main character is embodied by Clarice Starling who is an FBI agent that has the task of leading the investigation of some serial murders. Another main character is given by Dr. Hannibal Lecter who is imprisoned for killing many persons in the most brutal way. While reading you will find out that actually this sociopath is a person with brilliant mind that keeps the clue to each killing the FBI cadet needs to solve. Agent Starling needs his help in catching the serial killer she is confronted with. She visits him in the high security jail in order to get his help as a professional killer in catching another. Lecter wants in return for his contribution in solving another killer’s murders to be transferred from the jail be is imprisoned. Eventually, he will be moved in a different place where to enjoy a little more freedom. Even if the action of the novel follows the catching of a free killer, the personality of Dr. Hannibal Lecter is pursue in all pages as he is the monster with cannibalistic behavior. His charm and self confidence is presented along with depicting the way he killed his victims and eaten some parts of their bodies.

For the ones who want terrifying actions along with psychologically played games The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris is the best novel to read.

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