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...
'It has been worth the wait... Look no further for the chiller of the year.' The Times
'A gut-churning, nail-biting, skin-crawling triumph - addictive on every level' Express
'Readers who have been waiting for Hannibal only want to know if it is as good as Red Dragon and The Silence of the Lambs... It is a pleasure to reply in the negative. No, not as good. This one is better.' Stephen King