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Black Sunday  
First edition cover
Author Thomas Harris
Country USA
Language English
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons
Publication date 1975
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 318
ISBN 0399114432
OCLC Number 1123602
Dewey Decimal 813/.5/4
LC Classification PZ4.H3163 Bl PS3558.A656

Black Sunday is a 1975 novel by Thomas Harris.

It was the first novel by Harris, who went on to write the Hannibal Lecter series. Harris wrote the novel after watching the 1972 Munich Olympics hostage crisis where Palestinian terrorists took Israeli athletes hostage and murdered them.

Film adaptation

In 1977, a film was made based on the novel starring Robert Shaw and Bruce Dern and directed by John Frankenheimer.


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