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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The Eevil Whitman Murders. Joku rated it it was ok Apr 08, Covered a lot of the information of the investigation. Awesome read and only pages. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I read this book in conjunction with Comrade Chikatilo: He was a gray man; no one ever noticed him. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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In “Hunting the Devil” (HarperCollins), Richard Lourie…

I will say that after watching Richard Lourie talk about Andrei Chikatilo in a documentary I was sparked to buy his book. I would give this book five stars, however, I found something to be desired.

What was the extent of Chikatilo’s crimes?

Chikatilo had an thf childhood? And in some cases, like Kostoev, become illuminated inside with the desire to do good. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Used book in very good condition. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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I thought that all the talk of politics was boring and nothing to do with the subject. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Chikatilo wanted to go to law school, but his father committed the terrible crime of surviving being a POW in WWII, which in Stalin’s insane troll logic made him a traitor. 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.


Scene of the Crime Books Published: Lee rated it really liked it Jan 12, Hard To Find Books. Dec 28, Jessica Ahlros rated it liked it Shelves: A little slow at the beginning. She loves this fragrance. He was convicted of 52 murders and sentenced to death last year, but his case is being appealed.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Ten days to obtain suspect Andrei Chikatilo’s confession or he goes free. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

That being said, this is still a very interesting and scary read. He does do a good job of following Kostoev’s Herculean achievement in actually catching Chikatilo, and in putting both Chikatilo’s career as a murderer and Kostoev’s career as an investigator in context with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the transition from Stalinist corruption, paranoia, and mindless bureaucracy to glasnost –which if not a miracle panacea at least brought a new set of problems to the table.

Please try again later. One of my biggest problems is when a author spends to much time on the trial. Jaime White rated it it was amazing Jun 02, And then he fueled himself with vampire and horror videotapes. Oct 08, Eric Keese rated it liked it.

Hunting the Devil by Lourie, Richard

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. She said that Gucci Guilty is going to be her signature Toilette Ricnard. First edition first printing of this account of the pursuit, capture and confession of Andrei Chikatilo of Russia. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I did find the descriptions of the murders very interesting, both psychologically and how very SICK this guy richaed There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Kostoev became a master interrogator, solved a number of difficult cases including indicting basically the entire legal and judicial structure of Rostov-on-Don for corruptionand became head of the Department of Crimes of Special Importance.


I also got bored with the long, drawn out and boring MANY false leads. The book is wrote almost as a story, it isn’t bogged down with fact after fact and is fast paced, I have to admit that I would have almost preferred it if it was just more of a case study on Chikatilo as the story telling kind of makes him feel like a fictional character, he’s like a much less charming version of Hanibal Lector.

Hunting the Devil By Lourie, Richard. To view it, click here. I’ve not yet read it. Fascinatia lourke fata de criminalii in serie este recunoscut, prin urmare, viata lui Cikatilo a avut parte de doua ecranizari, amandoua anoste: I found it all very interesting but others may just want to read about the murders. Jun 22, Emily rated it liked it.

Jan 17, Staci rated it really liked it.

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