Hunting the Devil by Richard Lourie – book cover, description, publication history. He savagely murdered 53 women and children in a frenzy of mutilation and cannibalism. There was not a single witness nor a shred of evidence. Five years . “Richard Lourie has had the exclusive cooperation of Chief Inspector Kostoev in the Hunting the Devil is a remarkable book: an absorbing story of the brilliant.

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Hunting the Devil: The Pursuit, Capture and Confession of the Most Savage Serial Killer in History

World of Books Ltd Condition: Plus it had good balance. Fifty-three frenzied murders of women and children, involving mutilation and sexual cannibalism. He was impotent much of his life, although he did father several children, and he says that made him take his revenge on his victims. Sign In Register Help Cart. Good true crime book, if you can handle the brutal nature of the crimes.

Ships from the UK. He left his sites clean, no footprints or fingerprints, no fibers from the ropes he used. It’s your usual good true crime book. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Jun 11, Stella rated it it was amazing.

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The Autobiography Of Joseph Stalin: Harpercollins; 1st edition February 1, Language: A little slow at the beginning. Richard Lourie does a fantastic job of capturing Russian life via the lives of killers, thieves, corrupt officials, the police, and especially our heroic Kostoev. Serial Killer in Russia in the ‘s. Lourie is a little too “human interest” for my taste: This is the story of Andrei Chikatilo, a sadistic sexual serial killer convicted in Rostov of 53 murders of women and children.

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Focuses more on the twisted poetry of the events than “The Killer Dept,” which leans more towards looking at the bureaucratic hassles involved in solving a serial-murder case in Soviet Russia. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Scary that people like this exist. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Didn’t spend to much time on one particular event. But inwardly, he was very different.

I would give this book five stars, however, I found something to be desired.

Certain to join the classic accounts of true crime, Hunting the Devil is the story of how a master devul, an expert in the psychology of serial killers, ensnares a cunning, seemingly bland, but terrifying psychopath. Over a period of 12 years, he killed between 80 and 90 people. Richard Lourie creeaza o poveste antrenanta, un fel de poveste de si cu detectivi despre un caz real. Very vivid book, and though a bit graphic at times, it will keep you engaged and open doors to the mind of criminals serial killers.

Jul 14, Glenside Library rated it really liked it. Sign up to receive offers and updates: His oddly laid back demeanor and sense of familiarity was mesmerizing. His mother degil him stories of his older brother Stepan, richaard and eaten by starving Ukrainians before Chikatilo was born. Share your thoughts with other customers. Five years later, inafter extraordinary efforts, his hunt comes to a taut climax when he locks eyes with his prisoner.


He’s considered the greatest detective in Russia. The Americans are deranged by traumas in their families, the Fhe by their history.

Hunting the Devil by Richard Lourie

Datorita politicii de marketing pe care americanii o fac cu proprii criminali in serie, eram ferm convins ca cei mai ,ourie si violent ucigasi pe banda rulanta erau pe teritoriul SUA. Given the subject, this is a rather bland effort, lacking the supporting details and dramatic intensity found in compelling crime writing.

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The Story of Gary Heidnik. Citizen X si Evilenko. Commonly laughing off the sometimes unbelievable facts while pulling you further into the horrors of this man’s history. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Books by Richard Lourie. Jan 15, Katherine Addison rated it really liked it Shelves: