The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

The Silence of the Lambs

Hannibal Lecter #2

Thomas Harris

421 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

fiction crime horror thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced
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Hannibal Lecter. The ultimate villain of modern fiction. Read the five-million-copy bestseller that scared the world silent. The Silence of the Lambs. A young FBI trainee. An evil genius locked away for unspeakable crimes. A plunge into the darkes...

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Community Reviews Summary of 19,871 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
tense 82%
mysterious 75%
challenging 19%
adventurous 18%
emotional 13%
sad 7%
reflective 6%
informative 4%
funny 2%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 26%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Plot: 28% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 32% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 59% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.17

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