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Thomas Harris, Clarice Starling, and Me

The name Hannibal Lecter was a constant in my household. Long before I was cognizant of the context, I knew the infamous character and his creator, Thomas Harris, were held in reverence. 2,246 more words


A Murder is Announced...

From the Diary of Doctor Watson

The three of us stood in the gloomy hall, while the butler shuffled off to ‘Get t’ master’.

Catching Lecter’s eye (and the cunning grin that played around his lips), a shiver ran up and down my spine. 1,159 more words

Detective Fiction

Review - Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Jonathan Demme
Main Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Scott Glenn

Plot Summary:
An unknown serial killer has been terrorizing the Southeast United States skinning his victims. 310 more words


From the Diary of Doctor Watson

It was late afternoon and the light was fading as our train pulled into the station at Netherly Stratton. Sliding the window down, I peered out onto the deserted platform. 719 more words

Detective Fiction

Chaos: a new dragon rises

Imagine a snake and a mongoose, circling each other with vicious, deadly intent. That’s the nub of this battle of wits between a sadistic killer and the FBI investigator hunting for him. 353 more words

Book Reviews

Hannibal by Thomas Harris

“Which do you think, Commendatore? Bowels in or out?”

Is the film better than the book? Is ‘The Silence of The Lambs’ better than ‘Hannibal’? These are two questions that compelled me to finally take the time to read the books that put Thomas Harris on the literary map. 438 more words

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Doctor in the House...

From the Diary of Doctor Watson

It was several weeks before I saw Holmes again; following our rather drawn-out adventure at Milford Junction, my dear wife put her foot down, demanding that she and I spend some ‘quality’ time together. 1,175 more words

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