Hunting the Devil by Richard Lourie – book cover, description, publication history. He savagely murdered 53 women and children in a frenzy of mutilation and cannibalism. There was not a single witness nor a shred of evidence. Five years . “Richard Lourie has had the exclusive cooperation of Chief Inspector Kostoev in the Hunting the Devil is a remarkable book: an absorbing story of the brilliant.

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But inwardly, he was very different. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo who was executed the year after both this book and Comrade Chikatilo were published was ethnic Ukrainian and, being born inlived through the years when Ukraine was being kicked around Europe like an old soccer ball.

Well written and interesting. No trivia or quizzes yet. I would like to see other comments, both good and bad, about my review.

Issa Magamedovich Kostoev is ethnic Ingushwhich in Stalin’s insane troll logic made him and his entire nation traitors. It’s scary to know people like this exist.

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And then he fueled himself with vampire and horror videotapes. Hunting the Devil By Lourie, Richard. Richard Lourie has had the exclusive cooperation of Chief Inspector Kostoev in the writing of this book and unrivaled access to most of the other personalities involved in the case.


A good read for true crime fans. Certain to join the classic accounts of true crime, Hunting the Devil is the story of how a master detective, an expert in the psychology of serial killers, ensnares a cunning, seemingly bland, but terrifying psychopath.

Richard Lourie creeaza o poveste antrenanta, un fel de poveste de si cu detectivi despre un caz thw. That being said, this is still a very interesting and scary read. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

If you’re into true crime book, specifically serial killers, then this book is a must for your collection.

Most of the Kostoev biography can be skipped if you really don’t want to read it. I’m happy this killer was caught, and thank the investigator for his diligent and unrelenting work. Christine rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Didn’t spend to much time on one particular event. Amazon Music Stream millions tbe songs.

Five years later, in devkl, after extraordinary efforts, his hunt comes to a taut climax when he locks eyes with his prisoner. I thought that all the talk of politics was boring and nothing to do with the subject. Gives a little more info on the detective and his past than I cared to dveil.

Fifty-three frenzied murders of women and children, involving mutilation and sexual cannibalism. From Library Journal This is the story of Andrei Chikatilo, a sadistic sexual serial killer convicted in Rostov of 53 murders of women and children. The Story of Gary Heidnik. His version of richar inside of Chikatilo’s head is based on imagery and metaphor, but thd in its own way effective.

Very vivid book, and though a bit graphic at times, it will keep you engaged and open doors to the mind of criminals serial killers. I would definitely recommend this if you are into your gruesome serial killers and are looking for something a quick fix. Used book in very good condition. Richard Lourie creeaza o pov Infiorator studiu His mind was also twisted yhe the horrors he saw as a child. Kostoev became a master interrogator, solved a number of difficult cases including indicting basically the entire legal and judicial structure of Rostov-on-Don for corruptionand became head of the Department of Crimes of Special Importance.


Serial Killer in Russia in the ‘s.

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But once it got to the main story it started rolling. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Tells the story of the Russian serial killer who murdered fifty-three women and children, and the efforts to catch him and obtain a confession. This is the story of Andrei Chikatilo, a sadistic sexual serial killer convicted in Rostov of 53 murders of women and children.

Hunting the Devil by Richard Lourie

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