Thomas Harris - Author

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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 in 1999.

Featured books by Thomas Harris

Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2009

An FBI trainee. A psychopath locked up for unspeakable crimes. And a serial killer getting ever closer to his latest victim...FBI rookie Clarice Starling turns to Dr. Hannibal Lecter, monster cannibal held in a hospital for the criminally insane, for insight into the deadly madman she must find. As Dr. Lecter invites her into the darkest chambers of his mind, he forces her to confront her own childhood demons as the price of understanding, an unspeakable tuition he exacts to teach her how the monster thinks. And time is running out...

Other books by Thomas Harris

Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2013

Listen to the silence... An instant classic novel of chilling psychological suspense...a critically-acclaimed audio production of unforgettable intensity...From the tormenting words of the homicidal maniac Dr. Hannibal Lecter and the flesh-rending depravity of an elusive killer to the sheer courage of a young F.B.I. novice, who risks her life to track him down and stop the bloodshed, experience the ultimate terror of an audio masterpiece...

Silence Of The Lambs: 25th Anniversary Edition

Silence Of The Lambs: 25th Anniversary Edition

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2013

A stunningly repackaged edition, with a new introduction from the author, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Thomas Harris's legendary Hannibal Lecter bestseller. Now fans of the new Sky Living TV series Hannibal can read the book that launched a legend. SEEN THE FILM? NOW READ THE BOOK THAT LAUNCHED A LEGEND. FBI trainee Clarice Starling walks down the state asylum's deepest keep, through the moans and whispers of the criminally insane. She is here to meet the monster in the final cell. He knows she is coming. She finds Dr Lecter reading the Italian Vogue. He looks up, looks into her. His gaze seems to pulse in her head, but she is only hearing her heartbeat. He listens to it too. MEET HANNIBAL LECTER

Red Dragon

Red Dragon

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 21/02/2012

A quiet summer night...a neat suburban house...and another innocent, happy family is shattered -- the latest victims of a grisly series of hideous sacrificial killings that no one understands, and no one can stop. Nobody lives to tell of the unimaginable carnage. Only the blood-stained walls bear witness.All hope rests on Special Agent Will Graham, who must peer inside the killer's tortured soul to understand his rage, to anticipate and prevent his next vicious crime. Desperate for help, Graham finds himself locked in a deadly alliance with the brilliant Dr. Hannibal Lecter, the infamous mass murderer who Graham put in prison years ago. As the imprisoned Lecter tightens the reins of revenge, Graham's feverish pursuit of the Red Dragon draws him inside the warped mind of a psychopath, into an unforgettable world of demonic ritual and violence, beyond the limits of human terror.

Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2011

Hannibal Lecter. The ultimate villain of modern fiction who scared the world silent. 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 . . . An instant classic of chilling psychological suspense . . . a critically acclaimed audio production of unforgettable intensity . . . From the tormenting words of the homicidal maniac Dr. Hannibal Lecter and the flesh-rending depravity of an elusive killer to the sheer courage of a young FBI novice, who risks her life to track him down and stop the bloodshed.

Hannibal

Hannibal

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 10/12/2009

`It is an axiom of behavioural science that vampires are territorial, while cannibals range widely. ' Hannibal killed nine people before he was caught. And five on his escape. Two of his victims survived - one of them is in an asylum; but the other craves revenge. Mason Verger, a paraplegic confined to a respirator since his encounter with Dr Lecter, can move only the fingers of his crippled right hand across the soft blanket that covers his lifeless body. But Verger is very rich and very influential, and his reach extends into the echelons of power around the world. His need to find Lecter is insatiable. In Clarice Starling he has the perfect bait. As gripping and terrifying as any reader or listener of Silence of the Lambs would expect. Simply unforgettable

Hannibal (Hannibal Lecter)

Hannibal (Hannibal Lecter)

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2009

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

Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2009

An FBI trainee. A psychopath locked up for unspeakable crimes. And a serial killer getting ever closer to his latest victim...FBI rookie Clarice Starling turns to Dr. Hannibal Lecter, monster cannibal held in a hospital for the criminally insane, for insight into the deadly madman she must find. As Dr. Lecter invites her into the darkest chambers of his mind, he forces her to confront her own childhood demons as the price of understanding, an unspeakable tuition he exacts to teach her how the monster thinks. And time is running out...

Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter)

Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter)

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2009

Sexual hunger; demonic violence; sinister logic - the lethal components of a deadly formula driving a psychopath in the grip of an unimagin-able delusion; a boastful killer who sends the police tormenting notes; a tortured, torturing monster who finds ultimate pleasure in viciously murdering happy families, and calls himself...The Red Dragon.

Hannibal Rising (Hannibal Lecter)

Hannibal Rising (Hannibal Lecter)

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2009

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 orphanage and brings him to France, where Hannibal will live with his uncle and his uncle's beautiful and exotic wife, Lady Murasaki. Lady Murasaki helps Hannibal to heal.With her help he flourishes, becoming the youngest person ever admitted to medical school in France. But Hannibal's demons visit him and torment him.When he is old enough, he visits them in turn. He discovers he has gifts beyond the academic, and in that epiphany, Hannibal Lecter becomes death's prodigy.

Hannibal

Hannibal

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 27/11/2007

Invite Hannibal Lecter into the palace of your mind and be invited into his mind palace in turn.Note the similarities in yours and his, the high vaulted chambers of your dreams, the shadowed halls, the locked storerooms where you dare not go, the scrap of half-forgotten music, the muffled cries from behind a wall.In one of the most eagerly anticipated literary events of the decade, Thomas Harris takes us once again into the mind of a killer, crafting a chilling portrait of insidiously evolving evil--a tour de force of psychological suspense.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, pursuing his own ineffable interests, savoring the scents, the essences of an unguarded world.But Starling has never forgotten her encounters with Dr. Lecter, and the metallic rasp of his seldom-used voice still sounds in her dreams.Mason Verger remembers Dr. Lecter, too, and is obsessed with revenge.He was Dr. Lecter's sixth victim, and he has survived to rule his own butcher's empire.From his respirator, Verger monitors every twitch in his worldwide web.Soon he sees that to draw the doctor, he must have the most exquisite and innocent-appearing bait; he must have what Dr. Lecter likes best.Powerful, hypnotic, utterly original, Hannibal is a dazzling feast for the imagination.Prepare to travel to hell and beyond as a master storyteller permanently alters the world you thought you knew.

Hannibal Rising

Hannibal Rising

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 12/12/2006

HE IS ONE OF THE MOST HAUNTING CHARACTERS IN ALL OF LITERATURE.AT LAST THE EVOLUTION OF HIS EVIL IS 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.Hannibals uncle, a noted painter, finds him in a Soviet orphanage and brings him to France, where Hannibal will live with his uncle and his uncles beautiful and exotic wife, Lady Murasaki.Lady Murasaki helps Hannibal to heal. With her help he flourishes, becoming the youngest person ever admitted to medical school in France.But Hannibals demons visit him and torment him. When he is old enough, he visits them in turn.He discovers he has gifts beyond the academic, and in that epiphany, Hannibal Lecter becomes deaths prodigy.From the Compact Disc edition.

Hannibal Rising (Hannibal Lecter)

Hannibal Rising (Hannibal Lecter)

Author: Thomas Harris Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/11/2005

HE IS ONE OF THE MOST HAUNTING CHARACTERS IN ALL OF LITERATURE. AT LAST THE EVOLUTION OF HIS EVIL IS 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 orphanage and brings him to France, where Hannibal will live with his uncle and his uncle's beautiful and exotic wife, Lady Murasaki. Lady Murasaki helps Hannibal to heal.With her help he flourishes, becoming the youngest person ever admitted to medical school in France. But Hannibal's demons visit him and torment him.When he is old enough, he visits them in turn. He discovers he has gifts beyond the academic, and in that epiphany, Hannibal Lecter becomes death's prodigy.

Hannibal

Hannibal

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 10/11/2005

Silence Of The Lambs

Silence Of The Lambs

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 10/11/2005

Red Dragon

Red Dragon

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 10/11/2005

Book of Life by Thomas Harris

Book of Life by Thomas Harris

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 08/01/2004

This Book is about Mankind and the acts ofman.Jesus describes the nature of man also the suffering believersWill tread upon. The word of God allows you to knowthat True BelieversWillFeel The Same Suffering as Christ in this World.Remember we are like sheep headed for slaughter.Over in Revelation God let us know of our troublesTo except what God says about usIs excepting the truthOf GodThis is when you fine your name in this book.To except Christ is the only way we could be truly converted.I amsavedareyou?BondageDead Preverted Disgrace Doom Astray FearWhoremongerSackclothes Disgrace Drunkeness

Hannibal Lecter Trilogy

Hannibal Lecter Trilogy

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2002

Red Dragon , The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal , the three international bestsellers that provided literature with one of its most memorable characters, now available in one volume.

Kingfish, The

Kingfish, The

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/11/2001

Huey P. Long--power, politics, and perseverance. Chronicling his meteoric rise to popularity and allegations of corruption, Thomas O. Harris tells of Huey P. Long's many social reforms, which endeared him to the rural poor and made him an enemy of big business. He also vividly points out the overall danger of Long's politics and his underlying selfish motives. Harris calls Long a dictator and a threat to the American political system but finds it hard to deny Long's heyday in Louisiana.

International Fund Raising for Not-for-profits A Country by Country Profile

International Fund Raising for Not-for-profits A Country by Country Profile

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/11/1999

The only comprehensive reference work of its kind, this book provides complete coverage of everything that a fund raiser must know when preparing for an international fund-raising campaign. Offers an overview of a country's tax and regulatory system, an examination of its not-for-profit sector, what sources of funding are available, and what fund-raising methods are considered acceptable by the culture and the government.

Black Sunday

Black Sunday

Author: Thomas Harris Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/1990

All the FBI and Mossad know is that something apocalyptic is being planned sometime soon. They don't know about the observation balloon, the biggest flying fragmentation bomb of all time. The bomb which is being primed for the terrible day when it will hang over the biggest football crowd of the season. The day of horror and devastation - Black Sunday.

Red Dragon

Red Dragon

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/1989

A quiet summer night...a neat suburban house...and another innocent, happy family is shattered -- the latest victims of a grisly series of hideous sacrificial killings that no one understands, and no one can stop. Nobody lives to tell of the unimaginable carnage. Only the blood-stained walls bear witness.All hope rests on Special Agent Will Graham, who must peer inside the killer's tortured soul to understand his rage, to anticipate and prevent his next vicious crime. Desperate for help, Graham finds himself locked in a deadly alliance with the brilliant Dr. Hannibal Lecter, the infamous mass murderer who Graham put in prison years ago. As the imprisoned Lecter tightens the reins of revenge, Graham's feverish pursuit of the Red Dragon draws him inside the warped mind of a psychopath, into an unforgettable world of demonic ritual and violence, beyond the limits of human terror.

Silence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

Author: Thomas Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 15/10/1988

Listen to the silence...An instant classic novel of chilling psychological suspense...a critically-acclaimed audio production of unforgettable intensity...From the tormenting words of the homicidal maniac Dr. Hannibal Lecter and the flesh-rending depravity of an elusive killer to the sheer courage of a young F.B.I. novice, who risks her life to track him down and stop the bloodshed, experience the ultimate terror of an audio masterpiece...

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