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The Definitive History of Serial Multicide in Australia.
Warning: Contains graphic photos and descriptions of violence.
They used to be known as mass murderers, spree killers or repeat offenders. Now the world knows them as serial killers - murderers that kill on compulsion again and again until they are finally brought to justice. And as the serial killer phenomenon takes the literary and movie world by storm, it is disturbing to know that Australia's dark history of homicide has its own unique chamber of horrors; a rollcall that includes some of the most unique cases of serial murder in the world.
Twenty-seven stories of serial murder are covered in unwavering detail here. In this gallery of infamy are world-renowned serial killers like the Night Caller, the Mutilator and the Granny Killer; serial poisoners such as the "Rough on Rats" Killer; and serial child killers such as the Angel of Death and the Carbon Copy Killer.
Ten years in the researching, this ambitious and comprehensive work includes psychological opinions, courtroom trials, detailed confessions, and exclusive prison interviews with three of Australia's most infamous serial killers. But be warned; the murders in this book are horrifying, graphic and unforgettable - it is not for the faint-hearted.