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Red Dragon (1981) [Novel]
by Thomas Harris Rating: Weighted - 7.3 / Average - 7.3 of 10 (39 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Hannibal Lecter
Part: 1

Summary :

The novel that launched Hannibal Lecter's legacy of evil.

Sexual hunger; demonic violence; sinister logic—the lethal components of a deadly formula driving a psychopath in the grip of an unimaginable 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.

Original title: Red Dragon
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
FictionHorrorPsychological Horror


Edition #1: Red Dragon

Red Dragon (1981)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "The best popular novel published since The Godfather" Stephen King
  • "Completely gripping" Time Out
  • "Something out of the ordinary for strong nerves and stomachs, an intricately crafted chiller" Observer
  • "An engine designed for one purpose - to make the pulse pound, the heart palpitate, the fear glands secrete" New York Times
  • "A gruesome, graphic, gripping thriller... extraordinarily harrowing." The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
  • "Warning! If you're subject to nightmares, don't read it!" Colorado Springs Sun
  • "Want to faint with fright? Want to have your hair stand on end? Want to read an unforgettable thriller with equal parts of horror and suspense?" Daily News (New York)
  • "The scariest book of the season." The Washington Post Book World
  • "Easily the crime novel of the year." Newsday
  • "A chilling, tautly written, and well-realized psychological thriller." Saturday Review
  • "Irresistible... a shattering thriller... readers should buckle themselves in for a long night's read because from the first pages... Harris grabs hold." Publishers Weekly
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Red Dragon (March 4, 1993)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 0099111519
Dimensions: 4.3 x 7.0 x 1.3 in
Pages: 320

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Red Dragon (May 2, 1990)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dell Publishing
ISBN: 0440206154
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.7 x 1.4 in
Pages: 480

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