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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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Youth and Crime- Explore the Connections

Advantages: very informative, great if your studying
Disadvantages: the price

Youth and Crime Youth and Crime is a book written by John Muncie who is a renowned professor of criminology and co-director of the International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research at the Open University. The book itself details the many ...

Gemerina 02.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Youth and Crime - John Muncie

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Very useful research book

Advantages: Very useful source of recent studies, laws, policies and statistics on youth crime
Disadvantages: none come to mind

This book is very useful for research, it covers, to some degree, a variety of different disciplines: law, criminology, peneology, social policy, history and politics. Muncie always writes an interesting, well researched book with a strong liberal opin ...

EmmBaz 21.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of Youth and Crime - John Muncie

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A brilliant little anthology of exotic extinctions.

Advantages: Well-written, well-compiled, hilarious, morbid, not depressing, Brilliant just to flick through.
Disadvantages: Some may have a problem with laughing at the dead, out-of-print.

...heard about Maria Cista, 56? The woman who, when trying to free the hook from a fish's mouth in July 1983, choked to death when the fish jumped out of her hand and wriggled into her throat? No? Well perhaps you heard about the case in May 199 ...

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Review of The Fortean Times Book of Strange Deaths - S. Moore

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