By Jo Durden Smith
A hundred such a lot notorious Criminals is an extraordinary compendium of crimes and their perpetrators. the diversity of crimes is amazing, from the weird to the bad, and from the heartbreaking to the ridiculous. The booklet contains a few of history's such a lot notorious criminals and tells in bright element the tale of the lives they led, the crimes they devoted and the destruction and sorrow they left of their wake. From the unsolved horror of Jack the Ripper to the king of the gangsters Al Capone, Ted Bundy to Harold Shipman, each one access is illustrated with attention-grabbing images and art, and unique bills of every poor crime. a hundred such a lot notorious Criminals is a gripping and compelling portrait of the darker aspect of lifestyles, and divulges the unusual and grisly tales at the back of the world's so much notorious murderers, swindlers and crooks.
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100 Most Infamous Criminals by Jo Durden Smith