Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer
In this classic study, Elliott Leyton challenges the conventional idea of serial murderers as deranged madmen. He explores the twisted – but comprehensible – motives of a half-dozen notorious killers: Edmund Emil Kemper, Theodore Robert Bundy, Albert DeSalvo (“The Boston Strangler”), David Richard Berkowitz (“Son of Sam”), Mark James Robert Essex, and Charles Starkweather. In the process of describing their crimes Leyton exposes the cold rationality that underlies their apparent pointlessness. The result is startling: a revelatory text on a deeply troubling topic. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple MurdererUser Review - Jordan Brown - Goodreads
Wow... What can I say? I read this as a required course text in university for a course in Sociology / Anthropology and I loved every page! This is a thorough text, a great analysis and history of ... Read full review
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The details provided in this book will make you shutter but the analysis will leave you contemplating the changing nature of serial killing. While the author chooses to profile some of the best known ... Read full review