David King





David King


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January 01, 1970

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David King is the author of "Finding Atlantis", "Vienna 1814", and, most recently, "Death in the City of Light".
A Fulbright Scholar with a master's degree from Cambridge University, King taught European history at the University of Kentucky before becoming a full-time writer.

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Death in the City of Light:...

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Vienna 1814: How the Conque...

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Finding Atlantis: A True St...

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The Commissar Vanishes:  Th...

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“How do you think that the great fortunes and colonies have been made? By theft, war, and conquest.”

“Then morality does not exist?”

“No,” Dr. Marcel Andre Henri Felix Petiot answered, “it is the law of the jungle, always. Morality has been created for those who possess so that you do not retake the things gained from their own rapines.”
David King, Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris

“Wives of criminals, Massau later reflected, were indeed an interesting lot. There are those who, real panthers in madness, defend their men with claws out; there are the cold and insensitive ones, who wrestling step by step, discuss each argument and answer your questions with other questions; there are the stubborn ones who can pass the entire night in total silence against the light of the interrogation; there are still others, who, shaken and in distress, discover as you do that they have lived for years beside a monster.”
David King, Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris

“Not at all,” Fourrier said, claiming that he had always believed that the physician was sending people to freedom. Massu, after the interview, felt a sudden need for a shower.”
David King, Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Occupied Paris

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