By Jay Robert Nash

The 20 th century has witnessed an unheard of explosion of violent homicide that has affected degrees of society through the global and reworked what used to be a far off danger right into a consistent fact, lurking round the nook, residing down the block making everybody liable to the unthinkable. international Encyclopedia of twentieth Century homicide, an alphabetical expedition throughout the such a lot celebrated and traditionally very important homicide circumstances during this century, seeks to give an explanation for the explanations at the back of those surprising and celebrated killings.

More than simply a superb chronicle of chilling occasions, this outstanding ebook through Edgar Award-winning writer Jay Nash, is the definitive connection with glossy world wide homicide.

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