The silence of the lambs

The silence of the lambs

Harris, Thomas, 1940-


1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : St. Martin's Press, c1988.

Physical Description
338 p. ; 24 cm.

Reading Level
770 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Lecter, Hannibal (Fictitious character), 1933--Fiction.

Corporate Subject
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Fiction.

Subject Term
Cannibalism -- Fiction.
Government investigators -- Fiction.
Serial murderers -- Fiction.
Serial murders -- Fiction.
Psychiatrists -- Fiction.

A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nickname-Buffalo Bill-is stalking women. He has a purpose, but no one can fathom it, for the bodies are discovered in different states. Clarice Starling, a young trainee at the FBI Academy, is surprised to be summoned by Jack Crawford, chief of the Bureau's Behavioral Science section. Her assignment: to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter-Hannibal the Cannibal-who is kept under close watch in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Dr. Lecter is a former psychiatrist with a grisly history, 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 The Silence of the Lambs-and ingenious, masterfully written book and an unforgettable classic of suspense fiction.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Paperback bookFICTION HAR11Fiction Collection