The Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter #1-2) (Hardcover Edition)
Author: Thomas Harris
Goodreads Rating: 4.48
Publisher: Peerage Books
or the first time in one volume, the complete story of Dr. Hannibal Lecter, brilliant psychiatrist, sophisticate and homicidal genius.
A psychopath is murdering entire families in seemingly motiveless attacks. Special agent Will Graham must get inside his mind and anticipate his next move. One other person, Dr Hannibal Lecter, shares his insight into the mind of the killer, and Graham needs his help before the killer strikes again. But Lecter is a homicidal genius in an asylum for the criminally insane, and Will Graham is the man who put him there.
Red Dragon is an international bestseller and has been made into a successful film, Manhunter, starring Brian Cox.
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
A serial killer, known only as Buffalo Bill, is stalking women of a similar build and colouring. Their bodies, naked and flayed, are found in different states of the USA. The key to finding Buffalo Bill is locked inside the mind of Dr Hannibal Lecter. Clarice Starling, a trainee at the FBI Academy, must use Lecter's acute insight to find the killer. He offers cryptic clues in return for a glimpse into Clarice's mind - a dangerous bargain for any agent to strike.
The Silence of the Lambs has sold over a million copies, and has been made into a blockbuster film from Orion Pictures Corporation starring Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter and Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling.