One novel on the list:
Red Dragon, by Thomas HarrisRead about the other entries on Mullan's list.
Francis Dolarhyde, the psychopathic villain of the novel that came before The Silence of the Lambs, is obsessed with William Blake's scary, apocalyptic paintings of the Great Red Dragon, representative of Satan. He has a huge tattoo of the dragon on his back.
Red Dragon also appears on Mullan's list of ten of the best tattoos in literature.