By Harold Schechter
THE DEFINITIVE file ON HISTORY’S such a lot HEINOUS!
Hollywood’s make-believe maniacs like Jason, Freddy, and Hannibal Lecter can’t carry a candle to actual lifestyles monsters like John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and ratings of others who've terrorized, tortured, and terminated their approach throughout civilization in the course of the a while. Now, from the much-acclaimed writer of Deviant, Deranged, and Depraved, comes the final source at the serial killer phenomenon.
Rigorously researched and full of the main terrifying, updated details, this cutting edge and hugely compelling compendium covers each point of a number of murderers—from psychology to cinema, fetishism to fan golf equipment, “trophies” to buying and selling playing cards. Discover:
WHO they're: Those featured contain Ed Gein, the homicidal mama’s boy who encouraged fiction’s most famed Psycho, Norman Bates; Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, sex-crazed killer cousins greater often called the Hillside Stranglers; and the Beanes, a fifteenth-century cave-dwelling extended family with an insatiable urge for food for human flesh
HOW THEY KILL: They shoot, stab, and strangle. Butcher, bludgeon, and burn. Drown, dismember, and eat . . . and different tools of bloodbath too many and massive to say here.
WHY THEY DO IT: For excitement and for revenue. For megastar and for “companionship.” For the satan and for dinner. For the fun of it, for the hell of it, and since “such males are monsters, who dwell . . .
beyond the frontiers of madness.”
PLUS: in-depth case reports, vintage killers’ nicknames, definitions of each type of deviance and derangement, and lots more and plenty, a lot more.
For a couple of hundred profiles of deadly loners and killer undefined, Bluebeards and black widows, cannibals and copycats— this can be an imperative, spine-tingling, eye-popping research into the darkish hearts and mad minds of that twisted breed of human whose crimes are the main scary . . . and interesting.
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