That's your selling point to get me to read the novels? "Sure, they cut the guy's dick off and then raped his sister, but it's so much worse in the books." This show already makes some of us (me) cover our eyes more than senior swim time at the YMCA; we don't necessarily need more graphic violence. If we want to see even more graphic violence, we'll go watch True Detective, Hannibal, The Following, Criminal Minds... man, the television landscape really is horrifying. Maybe I'll just watch Parks and Rec re-runs instead.
"That was way more graphic in the books."