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Twenty-five years after Hannibal Lecter first invaded the imaginations of countless readers worldwide in Red Dragon, author Thomas Harris crafted Hannibal Rising, the origin story of his iconic cannibalistic serial killer.
Hannibal Rising introduces us to eight-year-old Hannibal Lecter, wide-eyed and innocent; a brother to his younger sister Mischa, and a devoted son to his Lithuanian count father and Italian aristocrat mother. But when their loving home is bombed by the Germans in 1945, killing their parents, Hannibal and Mischa are left to fend for themselves.
In the aftermath, Hannibal witnesses an unspeakable act of cruelty that will haunt him forever. Traumatized and orphaned, Lecter finds care in the home of his uncle and aunt, but vengeance consumes his thoughts. A brutal tale filled with violence and beauty, Hannibal Rising is a story of innocence lost and how insufferable tragedy begets depraved monsters.
The fourth and final book in the Hannibal series, Hannibal Rising was first published in 2006. It was adapted by Thomas Harris into a film directed by Peter Webber the following year.
ABOUT THE EDITIONS
The signed limited edition of Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris is presented in three states: Artist, Numbered and Lettered. The editions measure 6” x 9” and feature six full color illustrations by Tom Bagshaw. The text pages are set in Escrow and Zigarre Script. The Numbered and Lettered editions are signed by the author and the artist, and the Artist edition is signed by the artist.
The Numbered edition of 350 copies is a full Japanese cloth binding with a blind stamped cover, and a foil stamped leather spine label. Endsheets are French marbled and the edition is printed offset on premium Mohawk Via. It is housed in a brocade wrapped slipcase with cloth ends, and the edition is signed by Thomas Harris and Tom Bagshaw.
Product info: PREORDER (ETA: Spring 2023), published by Suntup Editions