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A Jack of Many Faces

Advantages: A thorough analysis of the facts and theories for its time
Disadvantages: Some unnecessary whimisical flights of fancy

...1988 was a hell of a year for Jack the Ripper enthusiasts. Being the centenary of London’s “Autumn of Terror”, few producers, publishers, historians, writers and professional criminologists missed a trick. From movies about a copycat serial killer called ...

BlackSwan 31.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Jack the Ripper Summing up and Verdict - Colin Wilson

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A Most Gruesome Journey

Advantages: Sympathetically factual
Disadvantages: The murders are extremely vile

...Hannibal Lecter? Pah! Meet a real cannibal... Jeffrey Dhamer, The world. The world, this is Jeffrey Dahmer. Imagine a hot summer's night in July, 1991. You are a policeman and you've just walked in to a Mr. Dahmer's apartment. The occupant is a young m ...

Salgirl 03.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer - Brian Masters

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The most comprehensive, in-depth biography of Dahmer so far!

Advantages: Comprehensive, intellectual, detailed, thorough, goes the extra mile
Disadvantages: Quite long winded - small print!

...For a few years now, I have had an interest (if you could call it that) in serial killers, murderers and cannibals; in particular; their psychology, motives and attributions. Unfortunately, a majority of books which I have read so far surrounding the subj ...

JosieFrench 01.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer - Brian Masters

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Excellent Book

Advantages: A Good Read
Disadvantages: None

This is a good quality book that presents an insight into the authors life and how he grew up. "A Sense of Freedom" certainly won't be for everyone's tastes as there are numerous violent confrontations, and in one scene, Boyle takes to "decorating" his ce ...

Nazuku 29.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of A Sense of Freedom - Jimmy Boyle

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Gripping read

Advantages: Can't put the book down
Disadvantages: Brings out emotion you may not think you have

...There’s not many films or books that pass through your life without making a lasting impression, most stay in your mind until the next one comes along, unless they are particularly exceptional. I love to read and have always been able to pick up a boo ...

Sunnysmiles 07.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of A Sense of Freedom - Jimmy Boyle

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