Author(s): Thomas Harris
An FBI trainee A psychopath locked up for unspeakable crimes And a serial killer getting ever closer to his latest victim ...FBI rookie Clarice Starling turns to Dr. Hannibal Lecter, monster cannibal held in a hospital for the criminally insane, for insight into the deadly madman she must find. As Dr. Lecter invites her into the darkest chambers of his mind, he forces her to confront her own childhood demons as the price of understanding, an unspeakable tuition he exacts to teach her how the monster thinks. And time is running out ...
A stunningly repackaged edition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Thomas Harris's legendary Hannibal Lecter bestseller. Now fans of the new Sky Living TV series Hannibal can read the book that launched a legend.
"The best book I've read in a very long time. Subtle, horrific and splendid" -- Roald Dahl "A brilliant, superbly crafted thriller" James Herbert "The great fictional monster of our time" Stephen King "A huge talent" -- Ian Rankin "A virtual textbook on the craft of suspense" Washington Post
A native of Mississippi, Thomas Harris began his writing career covering crime in the United States and Mexico, and was a reporter and editor for the Associated Press in New York City. His first novel, Black Sunday, was published in 1975, followed by Red Dragon in 1981, The Silence of the Lambs in 1988, Hannibal in 1999, and Hannibal Rising in 2006. All the Hannibal Lecter films have been made into films, most notably starring Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster. A new television series, Hannibal, starring Mads Mikkelsen, Laurence Fishburne and Hugh Dancy will air in 2013.