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Sadistic Killers: Profiles of Pathological Predators Carol Anne Davis

Sadistic Killers: Profiles of Pathological Predators

Carol Anne Davis

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ISBN : 9781281181527
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344 pages
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Acclaimed crime writer Carol Anne Davis explores the minds of sadistic killers: their childhoods, their growing pathology and horrific crimes. Knowing what some of these killers endured doesnt even begin to excuse their crimes - but it does explainMoreAcclaimed crime writer Carol Anne Davis explores the minds of sadistic killers: their childhoods, their growing pathology and horrific crimes. Knowing what some of these killers endured doesnt even begin to excuse their crimes - but it does explain them. Davis delineates the different subgroups of sadists - for example, those who kill indiscriminately - in Britain, the US and Australia. There are also chapters on: female sadists, who tend to be overlooked by the media. consensual sadomasochism - including a rare interview with a well-known female practitioner, Lynn Paula Russell. input from a psychologist who has helped rehabilitate some of Britains most violent men. Sadistic Killers is a compelling look at the formative influences of a sadist and at his or her crimes. Unflinching in detail but never gratuitous, this is an informative read with a hopeful ending.