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Review Laura Akers 10 Jun 2013 - 07:30

Eddie Izzard returns in this week's layered episode of Hannibal, and is Dr Du Maurier what she seems? Here's Laura's review of Roti...

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1.11 Rôti

“Poke around a psychopath’s mind, you’re bound to get poked back.”

One of the themes of the universe created by Thomas Harris in his Hannibal Lecter novels is that when we entrust psychiatrists to use the skills at their disposal to help improve our mental health, we are also placing ourselves in jeopardy because those same skills can be used in nefarious ways. The mind is a delicate thing; in the hands of the wrong person, it can be easily destroyed.

Of course, the vast majority of mental health professionals are extremely ethical in their work. But much of the horror of the Hannibal stories comes from exploring the basic question of what happens »

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