Hannibal Rising

Hannibal Rising

Author: Thomas Harris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473567856

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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_________________________ HANNIBAL LECTER WASN'T BORN A MONSTER. HE WAS MADE ONE. Hannibal Lecter emerges from the nightmare of the Eastern Front of World War II, a boy in the snow, mute, with a chain around his neck. He will not speak of what happened to him and his family. He seems utterly alone, but he has brought his demons with him. Hannibal's uncle, a noted painter, finds him in a Soviet orphanage and brings him to France. There, Hannibal lives with his uncle and his uncle's beautiful and exotic wife, Lady Murasaki, who helps him to heal - and flourish. But Hannibal's demons are not so easily defeated. Throughout his young life, they visit him and torment him. When he is old enough, he visits them in turn - and in the fog of traumatic memory, he discovers that he has gifts far beyond what he imagined...
Hannibal Rising
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Thomas Harris
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-01 - Publisher: Random House

_________________________ HANNIBAL LECTER WASN'T BORN A MONSTER. HE WAS MADE ONE. Hannibal Lecter emerges from the nightmare of the Eastern Front of World War II, a boy in the snow, mute, with a chain around his neck. He will not speak of what happened to him and his family. He
Dissecting Hannibal Lecter
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Benjamin Szumskyj
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-08 - Publisher: McFarland

"This book focuses on Harris's internationally known antihero Hannibal Lecter in the classic novels Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs, and Hannibal. The work examines several themes within Harris' trilogy, including the author's artistic exploration of repressed desires, his refinement of neo-noir themes and the serial killer motif, and his
Hannibal Lecter’s Forms, Formulations, and Transformations
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Jessica Balanzategui, Naja Later
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines how the iconic character Hannibal Lecter has been revised and redeveloped across different screen media texts. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter has become one of Western culture’s most influential and enduring models of monstrosity since his emergence in 1981 in Red Dragon, Thomas Harris’ first Lecter book. Lecter
A History of Evil in Popular Culture: What Hannibal Lecter, Stephen King, and Vampires Reveal About America [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 825
Authors: Sharon Packer MD, Jody Pennington
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-15 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Evil isn't simply an abstract theological or philosophical talking point. In our society, the idea of evil feeds entertainment, manifests in all sorts of media, and is a root concept in our collective psyche. This accessible and appealing book examines what evil means to us. • Includes the insights of
Making Murder: The Fiction of Thomas Harris
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Philip L. Simpson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Thomas Harris created the iconic fictional murderer and sociopath, Hannibal Lecter. This book explores and analyzes the characters, artistry, and cultural impact of Harris's novels—four of which are centered on the terrifying villain of the iconic film, The Silence of the Lambs. • Includes reproductions of paintings that figure heavily