Thomas Harris

There have been four novels in the series so far. They were published in the following order:

  1. 1981: Red Dragon
  2. 1988: The Silence of the Lambs
  3. 1999: Hannibal
  4. 2006: Hannibal Rising

The first three novels occur in chronological order, while Hannibal Rising is a prequel that occurs before Red Dragon.

Red DragonEdit

The Silence of the LambsEdit


Hannibal RisingEdit

Adaptations in other mediaEdit

All four novels have received film adaptations in the following order:

  1. 1986: Manhunter (Red Dragon retitled)
  2. 1991: The Silence of the Lambs (film)
  3. 2001: Hannibal (film)
  4. 2002: Red Dragon (film)
  5. 2007: Hannibal Rising (film)

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