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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No trivia or quizzes yet. It goes into great detail about Kostoev’s background, childhood, etc.

Creditable version of the hunt for, and capture of, Andrei Chikatilo. It’s hard to believe that evil like this truly exists, but it obviously does.

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. His version of the inside of Chikatilo’s head is based on imagery and metaphor, but is in its own way effective.

Laura Dahleen rated it really liked it Apr 17, Ships from the UK.

Fifty-three frenzied murders of women and children, involving mutilation and sexual cannibalism. The Americans are deranged by traumas in their families, the Russians by their history. Richard Lourie creeaza o pov Infiorator studiu Chikatilo had an awful childhood?

Nov 03, Lee rated it really liked it. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Studiul lui Lourie este foarte bun, se citeste precum un thriller si nu-l lasi din mana, documentatia este foarte bine pusa la punct si vasta, insa nu este recomandabil oricui datorita subiectului extrem de delicat pe care-l abordeaza.


Hunting the Devil by Lourie, Richard

To view it, click here. I’m extremely pleased with both the vendor and the product. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Richard Lourie has had the exclusive cooperation of Chief Inspector Kostoev in the writing of this book and unrivaled access to most of the other personalities involved in the case. I found huntinf all very interesting but others may just want to read about the murders.

Nicole rated it liked it Nov 09, Greener Books Ltd Published: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Focuses more on huntinb 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.

I’ve not yet read it. How did he avoid being captured for so long? English Choose a language for shopping. Jul 14, Glenside Library rated it really liked it.

Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. World of Books Ltd Condition: Hunting the Devil is a remarkable book: Better World Books Ltd Condition: His mother told him stories of his older brother Stepan, killed and eaten by starving Ukrainians before Thee was born.


Hunting the Devil

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Five years later, inafter extraordinary efforts, his hunt comes to a taut climax when he locks eyes with his prisoner. See all 12 reviews. I would like to see other comments, both good and bad, about my review.


Explore the Home Gift Guide. It gave just enough details of this madman to keep one involved, and just enough detail to tye why he got away with these murders for 12 years.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Awesome read and only pages. I could not but this one down. Kostoev became a master interrogator, solved a number of difficult cases including indicting basically the entire legal and judicial structure of Rostov-on-Don ricuard corruptionand became head of the Department of Crimes of Special Importance.

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Jan 15, Katherine Addison rated it really liked it Shelves: Your purchase also supports literacy charities. And then he fueled himself with vampire and horror videotapes. I read this book in conjunction with Comrade Chikatilo: Very vivid book, and though a bit graphic at times, it will keep you hunfing and open doors to the mind of criminals serial killers.

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