Sam Leith Sam Leith

Pass the sick bag | 16 May 2019

The spirit of Hannibal Lecter looms large, and there are enough dismemberments to satisfy Harris’s most hardened fans

It has been 13 years since Thomas Harris published a novel, and the last time he published one without Hannibal Lecter in it was 1974. So, ‘hotly anticipated’ is probably the phrase. The good news for readers of Cari Mora is that Hannibal is here in spirit if not in person.

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