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ISBN13: 9780312924584
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As part of the search for a serial murderer nicknames "Buffalo Bill," FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him.

That man, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with unusual tastes and an intense curiosity about the darker corners of the mind. His intimate understanding of the killer and of Clarice herself form the core of Thomas Harris' The Silence of the Lambs--an unforgettable classic of suspense fiction.

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"Razor-sharp entertainment, beautifully constructed and brilliantly written. Thrillers don't come any better than this." Clive Barker

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"A virtual textbook on the craft of suspense, a masterwork of sheer momentum that rockets seamlessly toward its climax....Harris is quite simply the best suspense novelist working today." The Washington Post

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"Clarice Starling has been as imitated within the thriller genre as Lecter. Consider her influence on The X-Files, for example; without Clarice, there'd be no Agent Scully, or at least no Agent Scully so wise or — and this is the thing — so good....Thomas Harris, former newspaperman, current recluse/thriller-writing genius, treats Clarice with exquisite tenderness and respect. Take the name, for instance, a piquant blend of clarity and radiance and scrappy little bird. Clarice has survived a childhood of poverty and abandonment, and with economy and grace, Harris shows us her determination to maintain her hard-won confidence in the face of every creep and bureaucratic obstacle that comes her way." Joyce Millman

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"A psychological thriller so deftly woven and gripping that a reader can hardly get through one sentence fast enough to discover what's in the next." Associated Press

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On the loose is a psychotic killer; locked away is a psychopathic madman. To catch one, the FBI needs the other . . . Just in time for the upcoming release of the major motion picture by Universal Studios of Harris's "Red Dragon, " the book that introduced Hannibal "the Cannibal" Lecter. Scheduled to open October 4, 2002, the film stars Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, and Sir Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Lecter.

Synopsis:

Hannibal Lecter. The ultimate villain of modern fiction. Read the five-million-copy bestseller that scared the world silent...

A young FBI trainee. An evil genius locked away for unspeakable crimes. A plunge into the darkest chambers of a psychopath's mind-- in the deadly search for a serial killer...

About the Author

Thomas Harris is the bestselling author of Black Sunday, Red Dragon and Hannibal.

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liljtk98, September 24, 2013 (view all comments by liljtk98)
You will be shocked and surprised. It is very complex but very interesting. If you like horror/mystery this is the classic book for you!
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maize07, January 27, 2007 (view all comments by maize07)
this book is a shock filled story filled with twist and turns a very good book for those who like stories of sudsitc killers
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312924584
Author:
Harris, Thomas
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Horror
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Women sleuths
Subject:
Government investigators
Subject:
Serial murders
Subject:
Serial murders -- United States -- Fiction.
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Serial murderers
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
Thrillers/Suspense
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Hannibal Lector
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
19910231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in

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Product details 384 pages St. Martin's Press - English 9780312924584 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Razor-sharp entertainment, beautifully constructed and brilliantly written. Thrillers don't come any better than this."
"Review" by , "A virtual textbook on the craft of suspense, a masterwork of sheer momentum that rockets seamlessly toward its climax....Harris is quite simply the best suspense novelist working today."
"Review" by , "Clarice Starling has been as imitated within the thriller genre as Lecter. Consider her influence on The X-Files, for example; without Clarice, there'd be no Agent Scully, or at least no Agent Scully so wise or — and this is the thing — so good....Thomas Harris, former newspaperman, current recluse/thriller-writing genius, treats Clarice with exquisite tenderness and respect. Take the name, for instance, a piquant blend of clarity and radiance and scrappy little bird. Clarice has survived a childhood of poverty and abandonment, and with economy and grace, Harris shows us her determination to maintain her hard-won confidence in the face of every creep and bureaucratic obstacle that comes her way."
"Review" by , "A psychological thriller so deftly woven and gripping that a reader can hardly get through one sentence fast enough to discover what's in the next."
"Synopsis" by , On the loose is a psychotic killer; locked away is a psychopathic madman. To catch one, the FBI needs the other . . . Just in time for the upcoming release of the major motion picture by Universal Studios of Harris's "Red Dragon, " the book that introduced Hannibal "the Cannibal" Lecter. Scheduled to open October 4, 2002, the film stars Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, and Sir Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Lecter.
"Synopsis" by ,
Hannibal Lecter. The ultimate villain of modern fiction. Read the five-million-copy bestseller that scared the world silent...

A young FBI trainee. An evil genius locked away for unspeakable crimes. A plunge into the darkest chambers of a psychopath's mind-- in the deadly search for a serial killer...

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