In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most gripping cases that captivated the Victorians and gave rise to the first detective fiction.
Journal of a Russian Businessman is a multifaceted picture of modern Europe, a financial thriller, and a tragicomedy of how life throws together human fates and ambitions to keep this world revolving. Learn More
"Lustmord" is a compilation of essays, short stories, memoirs, confessions, letters, manifestoes, poetry, drawings, photographs and other works created by serial killers, mass murderers, cannibals, necrophiles, sexual sadists, psychopaths and assassins. Learn More
Random murder and savage overkill, mind control and trips, satanism and witchcraft, cursed glamour, Haight Ashbury, rock'n'roll, biker gangs, sexual rebellion & dune buggies tearing across Death Valley in search of the 'hole in the earth'. Learn More
At the end of the 19th century, Alphonse Bertillon created the first police laboratory for the scientific identification of criminals and developed the 'anthropometric photo,' with which the accused were inventoried by their measurements and physical markings. Learn More