Serial Killer Investigations
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Serial Killer Investigations

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s/t: The Story of Forensics & Profiling Through the Hunt for the World's Worst Murderers
This fascinating, in-depth account of how serial killers are tracked down and caught is by Colin Wilson, one of the world's leading authorities on the subject. Wilson's thorough tome covers the tried-and-true methods from the beginning of the 20th century to the cutting-edge, innova...more
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Published June 1st 2007 by Hylas Publishing (first published July 2nd 2006)
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Ria
It's not so much enjoyable as it is absorbing.
It's written in a detailed narrative style that doesn't skimp on the grisly details but also doesn't come off as clinical.

There are certain sections that needed a quick reread of something light and not so fraught with evil intentions.
Sandy
good but no match for John Douglas.
Sharon
This book was really intresting, I liked it's approch to the subject, and found it very enjoyable.
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Wilson was born and raised in Leicester, England, U.K. He left school at 16, worked in factories and various occupations, and read in his spare time. When Wilson was 24, Gollancz published The Outsider (1956) which examines the role of the social 'outsider' in seminal works of various key literary and cultural figures. These include Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway, Hermann Hesse,...more
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