The Silence of the Lambs (Paperback)
As part of the search for a serial murderer nicknames "Buffalo Bill," FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him.
That man, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with unusual tastes and an intense curiosity about the darker corners of the mind. His intimate understanding of the killer and of Clarice herself form the core of Thomas Harris' The Silence of the Lambs--an unforgettable classic of suspense fiction.
About the Author
Thomas Harris is the author of Red Dragon and Black Sunday, both national bestsellers.
"A virtual textbook on the craft of suspense. A masterwork of sheer momentum that rockets seamlessly towards its climax....Harris is quite simply the best suspense novelist working today." --The Washington Post
"Beautifully written." --San Francisco Examiner
"Fast paced...intriguing...exciting." --Chicago Tribune
"Superb." --The New York Times