Red Dragon : Hannibal Lecter

  • by Thomas Harris
  • Narrated by Alan Sklar
  • Series: Hannibal Lecter
  • 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.
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; Hannibal, in 1999; and Hannibal Rising, in 2006. All the Hannibal Lecter books have been made into films, most notably starring Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster. Sky has also produced a television series based on the notorious mass murderer, starring Mads Mikkelsen, Laurence Fishburne, and Hugh Dancy.

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What the Critics Say

"Completely gripping." (Time Out)
"The best popular novel published since The Godfather." (Stephen King)
"Something out of the ordinary for strong nerves and stomachs, an intricately crafted chiller." (Observer)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Superb story

Would you listen to Red Dragon again? Why?

Yes, you can't beat a good story and I rate this as a classic of the genre


Who was your favorite character and why?

Will Graham, obviously


Which scene did you most enjoy?

The interactions with Hannibal Lector


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Not as such,


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- Geeza Fett

Best of Harris

Loved this reading having previously listened to other titles narrated by Harris himself. Was slightly jarring at first but thoroughly enjoyed it once I warmed to the narrator.
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- Jamie Young

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-02-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios