Publication: St Martin's Press, 1988, New York
First edition. Fine in dust jacket. Movie of the same name featured Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster. "Buffalo Bill" has killed and mutilated six women. FBI Academy trainee Clarice Starling is tasked with interviewing psychopathic killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who is detained in a facility for the insane. Buffalo Bill had once been a patient of Lecter's, and the FBI hope to be able to find the criminal through Lecter's knowledge of him. Lecter plays a sort of cat-and-mouse game with Clarice .... while he provides her with snippets of data that can lead her to the criminal, he systematically uncovers and enjoys her personal fears.
Inventory Number: 22578