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Devil Incarnate: A Depraved Mercenary's Lifelong Swathe of Destruction

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Athol Visser, or "Ivan the Terrible," is a ruthless torture technician who has maimed and murdered his way around the globe, killing his first victim at 16 and his last at 60, and working in between as a mercenary, drug smuggler, gun runner, and spy. In his own words, Visser takes readers on a chilling journey through his memory bank of horrors, including an account of bei ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 28th 2007 by Mainstream Publishing (first published February 27th 2007)
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rich skeleton
Nov 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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This disturbing books follows the life of Athol Visser, from his traumatic childhood in Rhodesia, killing his first victim at age 16, cutting a path of torture, destruction and chaos through Africa in the 70's and 80's to his shady work with the South African Apartheid regime attempted to blow up an Anti-Apartheid demonstration in Glasgow.

This intriguing account also includes a chilling description of the assassination of Olaf Palme then prime minister of Sweden including morbid details the auth
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Sep 28, 2010 rated it really liked it
One of the most disturbing books I've ever read. If you are into graphic violence, killing, and vivid descriptions of kidnapping, torture and rape, this is the book for you!
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Aug 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
A disturbing biography of an assassin. I guess there is a place in the world for people like this.
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a very disturbing read. not for the faint-hearted or those who do not wish to plunge into the reality of a decadent and violent world.
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