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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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Not Mad, Very Bad and Extremely Dangerous to Know

Advantages: Builds up a vivid picture of a notorious criminal, detailed accounts of the crimes and trial
Disadvantages: Lacks a human touch, some of the trial coverage is a bit technical in places

My parents were married in May 1958, and the announcement of their wedding was published a few days later in local Glasgow newspapers. At this time, the intimations were published on page 2 of the paper and as my mother saved the entire page they were pri ...

rosebud2001 09.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Manuel: Scotland's First Serial Killer - Allan Nicol

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Expensive but definitely worth it.

Advantages: You think its expensive? Its worth it.
Disadvantages: Looks scary because its a huge book.

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology was on the reading list for one of my university modules. I would not see this as a 'general interest' book - it is clearly intended for students of criminology. At first it appeared to be a pretty pricey item at £29.99, ...

saffdarling 10.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Oxford Handbook of Criminology - Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan

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The Oxford Handbook Of Criminology

Advantages: Informative,
Disadvantages: Large Chapters

This rather large Criminology book is a set text for any Criminology Degree. Edited by Mike Morgan, Rod Morgan and Robert Reiner it is divided up into managable parts, which inturn are divided up in chapters written by different authors. Authors inc ...

carysb 20.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Oxford Handbook of Criminology - Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan

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All for the love for a man

Advantages: Story was told well and compassionately, The surviving children were adopted by the prosecutor.
Disadvantages: Three children were shot by their mother, one dying.

Have you ever wondered what kind of a woman would shoot her own children to be with a man that she claimed to love? I sure couldn’t fathom it. We all know good parents. Those of us raising children do everything in our power to do our best by the ch ...

Terrie 10.07.2001 · Read full review

Review of Small Sacrifices - Ann Rule

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