Synopses & Reviews
Will Graham stands in a silent, empty house communing with a killer. An FBI instructor with a gift for hunting madmen, Graham knows what his murderer looks like, how he thinks, and what he did to his victims after they died. Now Graham must try to catch him. But to do it, he must feel the heat of a killer's brain, draw on the macabre advice of a dangerous mental patient, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, and follow a trail of microscopic clues to the place where another family has already been chosen to die--and where an innocent woman has found the Dragon first.
This chilling "New York Times" bestseller from the author of "The Silence of the Lambs" first introduced readers to the infamous Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who helps FBI instructor Will Graham by bringing him into the twisted mind of a killer. 352 pp. 20,000 print.
About the Author
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, and Hannibal
From the Paperback edition.