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Hannibal Lecter Series

Hannibal Lecter books in order

A series of four novels about the exploits of psychologist and serial killer Hannibal "the Cannibal" Lecter. The fourth book is a prequel that takes place many years before the original trilogy.
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Red Dragon
Thomas Harris - Jan 06, 2009 (first published in 1981)
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A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened "The Tooth Fairy" Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart a failed investigation?Will Graham. Graham is the greatest profiler the FBI ever had, but the physical and mental scars of capturing Hannibal Lecter have caused Graham to...
Book 2
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The Silence of the Lambs
Thomas Harris - Feb 15, 1991 (first published in 1988)
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Hannibal Lecter. The ultimate villain of modern fiction. Read the five-million-copy bestseller that scared the world silent. The Silence of the Lambs. 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. - back cover...
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Book 3
#3
Hannibal
Thomas Harris - May 23, 2000 (first published in 1999)
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Years after his escape, posing as scholarly Dr. Fell, curator of a grand family's palazzo, Hannibal lives the good life in Florence, playing lovely tunes by serial killer/composer Henry VIII and killing hardly anyone himself. Clarice is unluckier: in the novel's action-film-like opening scene, she survives an FBI shootout gone wrong, and her nemesi...
Book 4
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Hannibal Rising
Thomas Harris - May 29, 2007
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HE IS ONE OF THE MOST HAUNTING CHARACTERSIN ALL OF LITERATURE.AT LAST THE EVOLUTION OF HIS EVILIS REVEALED.Hannibal Lecter emerges from the nightmare of the Eastern Front, a boy in the snow, mute, with a chain around his neck. He seems utterly alone, but he has brought his demons with him.Hannibal’s uncle, a noted painter, finds him in a Soviet orp...
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Rob Delaney