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MOBI Þ DOC Red Dragon FREE ´ ➠ Red Dragon Ebook ➦ Author Thomas Harris – A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened The Tooth Fairy Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart a failed investigation A second family has been massacred by A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened The Tooth Fairy Special Agent Jack Crawford t When it comes to Hannibal Lecter I’m like one of those music hipster douche bags that everyone hates because I’ll snootily declare that I knew about him long before most people did and that he’s sucked ever since he got really famous I’d read this years before the book of The Silence of the Lambs came out and led to the excellent film adaptation that skyrocketed Hannibal to the top of pop culture villains Hell I’m so Hannibal hip that I’d caught Brian Cox playing him in Michael Mann’s adaptation Manhunter and I didn’t just see it on VHS like all the other late comers I actually saw it in the theater Twice I’m pretty sure this is the literary euivalent of claiming to have seen a band in a bar with eleven other people long before their first record dealSo after Thomas Harris and Hollywood ran the character into the ground after the second movie it’s been years of shaking my head and saying “Man nothing’s been the same since Anthony Hopkins gave his Oscar acceptance speech”Since I felt like Harris was just cashing in and had pretty much ruined Hannibal in the process I hadn’t felt the urge to revisit Red Dragon or The Silence of the Lambs in some time I was than skeptical about the NBC preuel TV series Hannibal but great reviews and the involvement of Bryan Fuller got me to check it out Not only has it been incredibly good and returned Hannibal Lecter to his creepy best it’s clever use of events referenced as backstory in Red Dragon had me digging out my copy to refresh my memory Even better the show has given me a new appreciation for an old favorite and reminded me what I found compelling about it to begin withWill Graham was a profiler for the FBI until he was badly injured while identifying a certain gourmet serial killer whose name conveniently rhymes with ‘cannibal’ which certainly made life easier for the people writing tabloid headlines Will has retired to a happy new life with a wife and stepson in Florida until his old boss Jack Crawford comes calling and asks for help There’s a brutal new killer dubbed the Tooth Fairy by the cops due to his habit of biting his victims He’s killed two families after breaking into their homes and seems to be on schedule to do it again at the next full moonWill is reluctant to come back not just because he’s already been gutted once by a madman He also fears that trying to think like a mass murderer isn’t the best thing for his mental health It turns out that his concerns are justified after a tabloid journalist essentially paints a target on his back for the Tooth Fairy Even worse Will has to confront the man who nearly killed him and being confined to a cell doesn’t mean that Dr Lecter can’t still do some serious damageEven as someone who was on the Hannibal bandwagon for a uarter of a century it’s shocking to re read this and realize how small of a part he actually plays in the story Yes he’s terrifying and his presence hangs over Will like a dark cloud but he’s still a supporting player Francis Dolarhyde aka The Red Dragon aka The Tooth Fairy may not have Hannibal’s culinary skills but he’s one damn scary and slightly tragic villain while Will Graham makes for a damaged but compelling hero in the storyI think one of the things I love best is just how much time is spent on how Will thinks As a man with extremely high levels of empathy and a vivid imagination Will’s ability to put himself in someone else’s shoes is a gift and a curse Thinking like deranged killers has left him uestioning if he might not be one of them and it spills over all his emotions like a toxic oil spillBy understanding their madness Will can find the logic in their thinking and it’s following that internal logic that allows Will to find the evidence they need The breakthrough Will eventually makes is one of my all time favorite examples of pure detection in the genre It was in front of the reader the entire time but it’s such an elegant solution that fits together so perfectly that Harris doesn’t have to engage in obscuring it with red herringsAs a thriller that led to countless rip offs and even the eventual collapse of the franchise due to it’s own success it’s been often imitated but rarely eualedCheck out my review of the Hannibal TV series at Shelf InflictedCross posted at Kemper's Book Blog

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Urns to the one man who can help restart a failed investigation Will Graham Graham is the greatest profiler the FBI ever had but the phys Loved this book This book is vivid and very memorable It precedes Silence of the Lambs another great read A movie Manhunter was based on this book Michael Mann directed love Mann movies Its a great movie but the book as always was better The point of view of the antagonist was beautifully realized and that's what made the book so chilling The chase of the antagonist the hunt kept me reading long into the night The way Harris slowly layered in the clues was brilliant The method in how the antagonist chose his victims was also a great concept A solid five starsDavid Putnam the author of the Bruno Johnson series

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Red DragonIcal and mental scars of capturing Hannibal Lecter have caused Graham to go into early retirement Now Graham must turn to Lecter for help Hannibal Lecter rises This is the first novel about Dr Hannibal Lecter introducing the character MINDS ALIKE You never know what path a novel will take specially when this becomes the beginning of a book seriesWhen you're reading you could think that Will Graham would be the hero of this book series but the tremendous success of Dr Hannibal Lecter even before the filming of The Silence of the Lambs based on the seuel book it was clear that the good guy won't the hero of this book series butthe Bad GuyAnd you won't find badder guy than Dr Hannibal Lecter since he isn't just a psychopath but he's a psychiatrist therefore he knows all the tricks that criminal profilers do and he knows all the tricks of the psychologists whom try to treat himoh and if that wasn't enoughhe eats his victims with the best cuisine techniuesHow Will Graham special investigator of the FBI was able to catch himThat's where things got creepysince Will Graham thinks too much alike as LecterTo catch a madman you need a madmanAnd the worse of thatWhen the madman needs the help of the other madmanThat's where things get creepierand bloodier EVIL KNOWS EVIL Will Graham got three dangeours serial killers including the infamous Dr Hannibal Lecterbut at a great costso he decided to leave all that behind and having a uiet life with his familyBut evil never takes vacationsthe Tooth Fairy a new and twisted serial killer rises and entire families are paying the priceSpecial Agent Jack Crawford in charge of the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI knows that the Tooth Fairy not only is something out of the regular serial killers but also it's on a bloody spree so there's little time to avoid massacresso he needs to call again Will GrahamNobody can gets into the minds of serial killers like GrahamHowever since the Tooth Fairy is a menace racing against timeWill Graham needs to get into contact of Dr Hannibal Lecter to ask for his help in the casethe game is on againand Dr Hannibal Lecter enjoys to play