The Mammoth Book of True Crime

The Mammoth Book of True Crime

With new chapters on serial killers, computer crime, cannibals, and conspiracy theories, this completely revised edition of the popular Mammoth Book of True Crime presents hours of enthralling reading for the true crime fan. Whether on A for "Alibis" or W for "War Crimes", distinguished author Colin Wilson unearths fascinating facts and offers stimulating theories about the dark side of mankind.

Title:The Mammoth Book of True Crime
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780786705368
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    The Mammoth Book of True Crime Reviews

  • Mauoijenn

    Nothing like a big chunky book of true crime stories. A lot of these I had already read about but it was mixed with some new ones to me. Good book. ...

  • Tineke

    While the stories about various crimes are interesting, the writer proves himself to be a victim-blamer, homophobic and sexist. Also, a lot of details are incorrect and could have been easily checked....

  • Jennifer

    Interesting collection of true crime tidbits...

  • Jeff Gunter

    Fun in it's way. Can open to any page and read the (not always accurate) details of crimes throughout history through Wilson's objective eyes....

  • J

    I liked Colin Wilson's writing overall. He gave clear and succinct accounts of the different crimes, and I liked his use of categories. However, he needs to step away from the amateur psychology. He i...

  • Crimes Lab

    Enjoyed the book but many mistakes source wise and factual errors. Did enjoy the interesting stories....

  • kylajaclyn

    2 1/2 stars. Wow, this took me forever to finish. That's what happens when you are in college and you decide to read a 600+ page book. There may not be a lot of evidence on here (yet), but I am a craz...

  • Tosh

    True Crime seen through the eyes of the demented (in a nice way) obsessive (always good) Colin Wilson, the author of "The Outsider."This fascinating British writer specializes in the 'underground' whe...

  • Don

    Interesting where more stories were concerning crimes that happened in England and Europe rather than just in the United States. But because of this the Author kept going back constantly and referring...

  • Yassemin

    Not a bad book; very varied in terms of content yet I guess their was only so much crime I could take. I ended up feeling pretty bored by the end and so areas/subject matters failed to capture my inte...