Hunting Humans

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Pocket Books, 1988 - Mass murder - 354 pages
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Hunting Humans dares to take readers on a detailed tour of the minds, motivations and methods of six American serial and mass murderers and looks briefly at 20 others. Hardcover title: Compulsive Killers (New York University Press).

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Review: Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer

User Review  - RB - Goodreads

An excellent collection of different insights into famous mad murderers. However, the section on Mr. Berkowitz is severely flawed, having Leyton proclaim his adherence to two biographies that are pretty much pure fiction. Read full review

Review: Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer

User Review  - Shady Lady - Goodreads

Having always been a fan of books and movies about serial killers and mass murderers, I really looked forward to delving into the minds of a few with Elliott Leyton's Hunting Humans. In the book ... Read full review


The Modern Multiple Murderer
A Demonstration to the Authorities
Owning a Female Person

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Elliott Leyton is a professor of anthropology at Memorial University in Newfoundland. He holds research and faculty appointments in Ireland and England, has delivered lectures throughout Europe, the United States, and Canada, and is a past president of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association. Because of his recognized expertise in the psychology of the multiple killer he has established close links with police forces around the world. His books include "Dying Hard," "The Myth of Delinquency," "Hunting Humans," "Men of Blood" and "Touched by Fire "(with photographer Greg Locke).

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