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Inside the mind of a killer / Jean-Francois Abgrall.

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  • ISBN: 9781847651051 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.

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Summary, etc.: True crime at its most potent: a riveting account of tracking down and convicting an evil serial killer by the detective who trapped him. "In the duel between a small-town cop and France's most dangerous serial killer, the advantage appeared heavily in favour of Francis Heaulme, the criminal known as the 'man from nowhere', who may have killed more than to 50 men, women and children. "Heaulme left few ordinary clues during a career of crime spread across the country. Faced with a master of ingenious alibis and innate resistance to interrogation, all his gendarmerie opponent could count on was instinct. This psychological hunt for a killer has echoes of Dostoevsky. "Heaulme never spoke murders. He referred to pepins - bothersome details, before noting days when pepins coincided with killings he had supposedly witnessed. He gave the impression he was an accidental observer of events in which women were beaten to death or children repeatedly stabbed. He had no criminal record and...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. London : Profile Books, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 411 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
True Crime.
Genre: Electronic books.

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