Seven years have passed since Dr Hannibal Lecter escaped from custody...
Seven years since FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling interviewed him in a maximum security hospital for the criminally insane. The doctor is still at large, but Starling has never forgotten her encounters with Dr Lecter, and the metallic rasp of his seldom-used voice still sounds in her dreams...
'Quite simply a compelling and brilliant thriller'Mirror
'Addictive on every level'Express
'Better than Red Dragon and Silence of the Lambs' Stephen King
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An absolute holiday must. Quite simply this is the best-written thriller to dominate the market in years - The Times
It has been worth the wait - Look no further for the chiller of the year - The Times
Outstanding - Observer
A gut-churning, nail-biting, skin-churning triumph - addictive on every level - Express
A masterpiece . . . chillingly brilliant - Observer
Hannibal Lecter is back at his deadly best . . . for sheer heart-stopping suspense he's hard to beat in a deliriously sadistic dance with death which will grip you to its eerie, unexpected climax - Big Issue
Insanely readable … No thriller writer is better attuned than Thomas Harris to the rhythms of suspense … truly shocking … a brilliant book - Mail on Sunday
If there’s a better book this year, with truth, fantasy and a touch of erudition combined in prose which really does leap off the page, I’ll eat my hat - Express
No panting fan … could have hope for more …Hannibal is a great popular novel and a plausible candidate for the Pulitzer Prize - The Guardian
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, TheSilence of the Lambs in 1988, Hannibal in 1999, and Hannibal Rising in 2006.
All the Hannibal Lecter books 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.