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The Silence of the Lambs 44 editions

Cover of: The Silence of the Lambs | Thomas Harris
About the Book

Thomas Harris will seize you with an emotion more profound than terror.

Of his previous novel, Stephen King wrote, "The book simply comes at you and comes at you, finally leaving you shaken and sober and afraid on a deeper level than simple 'thrills' alone furnish." Harris' new book is his most powerful and provocative, a novel with an impact unlike any other.

The time is now. A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nickname - Buffalo Bill - is stalking particular 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 F.B.I. Academy, is surprised to be summoned by Jack Crawford, Chief of the Bureau's Behavioral Science section. Her assignment: to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist and grisly killer now kept under close watch in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Lecter's insight into the minds of murders could help track and capture Buffalo Bill.

Smart and attractive, Starling is shaken to find herself in a strange, intense relationship with the acutely perceptive Lecter. His cryptic clues - about Buffalo Bill and about her - launch Clarice on a search that every reader will find starling, harrowing, and totally compelling.

The Silence of the Lambs is an ingenious, masterfully written novel that will be the most talked-about best-seller of the year.

Excerpts

Behavioral Science, the FBI section that deals with serial murder, is on the bottom floor of the Academy building at Quantico, half-buried in the earth.
added by Lisa. "first sentence"

44 editions First published in 1988

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Cover of: El Silencio de Los Corderos
El Silencio de Los Corderos
2019, Debolsillo
Trade Paperback
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The Silence of the Lambs
December 5, 2006, Simon & Schuster Audio
Audio CD in English - Abridged edition
Cover of: Molchanie yagnyat. Gannibal
Molchanie yagnyat. Gannibal
2005, AST
Hardcover in Russian
Cover of: Das Schweigen der Lämmer
Das Schweigen der Lämmer
2004, Weltbild Buchverlag
Hardcover in German
Cover of: El Silencio De Los Corderos / The Silence of the Lambs (Best Seller)
El Silencio De Los Corderos / The Silence of the Lambs (Best Seller)
June 30, 2004, Random House Mondadori
Paperback in Spanish - 2nd edition
Cover of: Svu im lqang ckua bsay cxuu
Svu im lqang ckua bsay cxuu
2004, NXB Văn học, CTY Văn hóa Minh Trí - NS. Văn Lang
in Vietnamese
Cover of: Molchanie yagnyat
Molchanie yagnyat
2003
in Russian
Cover of: Le silence des agneaux
Le silence des agneaux
February 7, 2002, Pocket
Mass Market Paperback in French
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The silence of the lambs
2002, Arrow
in English
Cover of: Das Schweigen der Lämmer.
Das Schweigen der Lämmer.
October 1, 2001, Heyne
Paperback in German
Cover of: Chen mo de gao yang
Chen mo de gao yang
2001, Huang guan wen hua chu ban you xian gong si
in Chinese - 880-02 Chu ban.
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The silence of the lambs
2001, Center Point Pub., Compass Press
in English - Center Point large print ed.
Cover of: SILÊNCIO (O) DOS INOCENTES -(EURO 16.96)
SILÊNCIO (O) DOS INOCENTES -(EURO 16.96)
2000, Editorial Notícias
in Portuguese - 7a. ed..
Cover of: El silencio de los inocentes
El silencio de los inocentes
January 2000, Mondadori (IT)
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: Le silence des agneaux
Le silence des agneaux
January 5, 2000, Albin Michel
Paperback in French
Cover of: Das Schweigen der Lämmer. 3 CDs.
Das Schweigen der Lämmer. 3 CDs.
October 1, 1999, Heyne Hörbuch, Mchn.
Audio CD in German
Cover of: Das Schweigen der Lämmer. 3 CDs. Sämtliche Lieder mit deutscher Übersetzung. ( Sachbuch).
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The Silence of the Lambs
1999?, St. Martin's Paperbacks
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: El silencio de los corderos
El silencio de los corderos
1999, Grijalbo Mondadori
in Spanish
Cover of: Das Schweigen der Lämmer.
Das Schweigen der Lämmer.
April 1, 1998, Heyne
Paperback in German
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Silence of the Lambs
October 1998, Tandem Library
Library Binding in English
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The Silence of The Lambs
September 15, 1998, St. Martin's Griffin
Paperback in English - 10th Anniv edition
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Silence of the Lambs
January 1, 1997, Mandarin
Hardcover
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The silence of the lambs
1997, Mandarin
in English
Cover of: Chen mo de gao yang
Chen mo de gao yang
1996, Hai tian chu ban she
in Chinese - 880-02 Di 1 ban.
Cover of: Le silence des agneaux
Le silence des agneaux
December 31, 1995, Pocket
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: El silencio de los corderos
Cover of: El silencio de los corderos
El silencio de los corderos
1993, Ediciones Altaya
in Spanish
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The Silence of the Lambs
1993, Recorded Books, Inc.
Audio cassette in English
Cover of: The Silence of the Lambs [Unabridged]
The Silence of the Lambs [Unabridged]
1993, Recorded Books
Audio cassette in English
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Silence of the Lambs
1991?, St Martins Paperbacks
Mass Market Paperback in English - Movie Tie-In Edition
Cover of: The Silence of The Lambs
The Silence of The Lambs
1991 01, St. Martin's Paperbacks
Mass Market Paperback in English - Movie Tie-In Edition
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The Silence of the Lambs
1991, Mandarin
Paperback in English - Movie Tie-In Edition, 28th reprint
Cover of: El silencio de los inocentes
El silencio de los inocentes
1991, Círculo de Lectores
in Spanish
Cover of: De schreeuw van het lam.
De schreeuw van het lam.
1991, UL-S
in Dutch
Cover of: Das Schweigen der Lämmer
Das Schweigen der Lämmer
1990, Wilhelm Heyne
in German
Cover of: Le silence des agneaux
Le silence des agneaux
1990 04, Albin Michel
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: El Silencio De Los Corderos
El Silencio De Los Corderos
1989, EdiVision
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: Hitsujitachi no chinmoku
Hitsujitachi no chinmoku
1989, Shinchōsha
in Japanese
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The silence of the lambs.
1989, Heinemann
in English
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The silence of the lambs
1988, Mandarin
in English
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The Silence of the Lambs
1988, St. Martin's Press
Hardcover in English - 1st ed.
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The silence of the lambs.
Publish date unknown, Livre de Poche
in French
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The silence of the lambs.
Publisher unknown
in Chinese

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