Thomas Harris’s newest book in the Hannibal Lecter series, Hannibal Rising, goes on sale nationwide December 5th. This is his first novel in seven years and takes the story back to the origins of Lecter. Hannibal Rising reveals how the extremely intelligent and passionate young Lecter evolved into one of the most haunting characters in literature. Readers who would like a taste, can read a chapter (and listen to the author’s own reading) at Harris’s website: Thomas Harris
Hannibal Rising will be released as a major motion picture on February 9th. Harris wrote the screenplay, and fans can view an exclusive still from the movie on his website.