Book Reviews of The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
Author: Wilfred Gregg, Brian Lane
ISBN-13: 9780425152133
ISBN-10: 0425152138
Publication Date: 7/1/1995
Pages: 432
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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A readable yet responsible guide to the subject....." Dahmer, Edgein, Manson, Fish, Jack the Ripper, Son of Sam Berkowitz, Bundy, Sutcliffe, Gacy, Chikatilo and more killers; with a section of black and white photos.

Here are the revealing portraits of the most famous killers of all time: Jeffrey Dahmer, "Psycho" killer Ed Gein, Charles Manson, "Cannibal Killer" Albert Fish, Jack the Ripper, "Son of Sam" David Berkowitz, Ted Bundy, Peter Sutcliffe, "The Yorkshire Ripper", John Wayne Gacy, Andrei Chikatilo.

...and the killers we don't know by name but by deed: Zodiac, The Boston Strangler, Want-Ad-Killer, Axeman of New Orleans, Doorbell Killer, Hillside Strangler, Night Stalker, Freeway Killer, Sunday Morning Slasher, Acid-Bath Murderer, Sunset Strip Killers, Lust Killer...and many, many more.

The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers includes two indexes for identifying hundreds of killers throughout history, making this a complete and timely reference.
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Interesting read... informational
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Here are the revealing portraits of the most famous killers of all time: Jeffrey Dahmer, "Psycho" killer Ed Gein, Charles Manson, "Cannibal Killer" Albert Fish, Jack the Ripper, "Son of Sam" David Berkowitz, Ted Bundy, Peter Sutcliffe, "The Yorkshire Ripper", John Wayne Gacy, Andrei Chikatilo.

...and the killers we don't know by name but by deed: Zodiac, The Boston Strangler, Want-Ad-Killer, Axeman of New Orleans, Doorbell Killer, Hillside Strangler, Night Stalker, Freeway Killer, Sunday Morning Slasher, Acid-Bath Murderer, Sunset Strip Killers, Lust Killer...and many, many more.

The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers includes two indexes for identifying hundreds of killers throughout history, making this a complete and timely reference.
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comprehensive A-Z guide to the world's most horrifying criminal personalities. Jeffrey Dahmer, Ed Gein, Charles Manson, Jack the Ripper, son of sam, Ted Bundy etc...