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Murder by Numbers By Anna Gekoski

Murder by Numbers
by Anna Gekoski

An insight into the upbringings that created some of Britain's most dangerous men and women.
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Murder by Numbers: British Serial Sex Killers Since 1950 by Anna Gekoski

In Murder by Numbers, Anna Gekoski asks 'A child, we must assume, is born innocent, not a potential serial killer...What happened to the child who becomes a serial killer?' Now republished in a smaller format with a new lower price, this is an incisive and compelling book in which the author provides the first serious attempt to compare and contrast the lives and crimes of nine high-profile British serial sex killers. From John Christie and Dennis Nilsen to Colin Ireland (with whom the author corresponded during her research, letters quoted extensively) and the Wests, this disturbing study examines the patterns behind the backgrounds that led these individuals to commit such appalling acts of brutality.

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About Anna Gekoski


Anna Gekoski was born in Warwickshire in 1974. read Philosophy at the University of York and has an MPhil in Criminology from Cambridge University. Murder by Numbers is her first book.

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GOR001224352
Murder by Numbers: British Serial Sex Killers Since 1950 by Anna Gekoski
Anna Gekoski
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Carlton Books Ltd
2003-07-07
416
0233000070
9780233000077
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