Hannibal rising: a novel

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Delacorte, 2006 - Large type books - 420 pages
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Chronicles serial killer Hannibal Lecter's childhood and early adulthood after being taken from a Soviet orphanage to live with his uncle and aunt in France. He becomes the youngest person ever to attend medical school in France.

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User Review  - Carl_Alves - LibraryThing

Thomas Harris had the unenviable task of following up on his blockbuster The Silence of the Lambs after a long hiatus. Although Hannibal delivered to a large extent, his prequel Hannibal Rising fell ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fluffyblue - LibraryThing

This wasn't as tense and thrilling as the other books in the Hannibal series. I'm not sure it made me believe that the things that happened in Hannibal's youth were enough to turn him into the monster ... Read full review

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