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Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
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Jun 17, 08

bookshelves: kicked_ass, guilty-pleasures, scared_the_crap_out_of_me
Recommended for: Guilty Pleasure Seekers :)
Read in December, 2002

Read this in college for relief when I could no longer stand The Canterbury Tales and the other horrors that were revealed to me after I declared my English major.

This book scared the living crap out of me, to the point that I couldn't read it unless my boyfriend was in my dorm room.

The best part? Unlike most thrillers, this one's not all's well that end's well. CHRIST it was scary. Loved it.
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Nicole OMG this book was awesome!

I read it in undergrad as well for a "detective fiction" class (I had to read more of Marx and Freud rather than Chaucer for my major, so it was a fun fluff class) ... I had to read it for my final. Consequently I read the whole thing in a night and it scared the crap out of me! so much that I was too frightened to get up and go to the bathroom.

The movie sucked, but this was a fantastic, yes guilty pleasure, read.

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