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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: An A–Z Guide to History’s Most Heinous Murderers

Title: The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: An A–Z Guide to History’s Most Heinous Murderers
Author: Wikipedia
Genre: Nonfiction ( true crime )
Pages : 594
Rating: 4

A Thorough, Comprehensive Guide to Serial Killers for True-Crime Fans

Equal parts fascinating and horrifying, the stories of serial killers like Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer have taken on a new cultural prominence with the rise of the true-crime genre. Now, The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers offers murder fans and curious readers a new opportunity to learn about the lives and histories of these infamous criminals in greater depth and detail than ever before.

Featuring extensive information about the backgrounds, crimes and aftermaths, victims, arrests and trials, and current lives of serial killers across the globe, as well as a variety of supplemental information—mug shots and crime-scene photos, letters from murderers, and information on victims and survivors—this book is an essential guide for all true-crime fans or any reader who wants an insight into the dark minds of the most notorious criminals in the world.

Included in The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers, among many others, are:
Ted Bundy
The Zodiac Killer
John Wayne Gacy
Aileen Wuornos
Son of Sam
Jeffrey Dahmer
The BTK Killer
Gary Ridgway
Samuel Little
Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo
With nearly six million English-language articles covering essentially any topic imaginable, Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites on the internet and an important resource for anyone curious to learn about the world. This curated selection of content has been carefully selected and compiled by our editors to be the definitive book on the subject.

My thoughts
Would I recommend it : Yes , but only to the ones that love true crime just as much as I do.
Would I read more by author? It would depend on the topic .
If your a true crime buff like I am then you have to read this and add it to your collection, its has everything you could every want to know from the serial killers that you might know about to the ones that you never heard of.And there was quite a lot of them in this book I didn't know about at all, another thing I liked was how it broke it down by talking about the their past to their victims and what happened to them if they was caught, killed , or if they got away. With that said I want to thank Edelweiss for letting me read this and review it.

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