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Rodney Castleden
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3 Feb 2005
There are some evil people in this world, when you think about the killing, torturing, bombing and maiming and this book covers it all. Vlad the Impaler was a prince known for executing his enemies by impalement. He was a fan of various forms of torture including disembowelling and rectal and facial impalement. Vlad the Impaler tortured thousands while he ate and drank among the corpses. Joseph Stalin, the Soviet dictator, ordered that millions of peasants were either killed or permitted to starve to death. Stalin brought about the deaths of more than 20 million of his own people while holding the Soviet Union in an iron grip for 29 years.

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  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Time Warner Paperbacks (3 Feb 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0751536660
  • ISBN-13: 978-0751536669
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 10.8 x 4.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,051,316 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Ray Black is an investigative journalist based in Brighton. He has spent the past 25 years specialising in police cases, crimes and criminals and has written many highly regarded newspaper and magazine articles about his investigations.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Devilishly good 27 Oct 2011
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This is the type of book that is perfect to dip into occasionally, as it's divided into short chapters, each one giving a well-rounded account of the evil person in question.

Some will say that Rodney Castledean has missed out some notably bad people whilst incuding others whose apparent evil is highly questionable. For instance, there is no entry for Ian Brady or Myra Hindly, but there is space made for Wallis Simpson and the art forger Tom Keating! Of course, Castledean is a thoughtful writer and gives reasons for these choices.

The writing is fluent and the subject matter is presented in an easy-to-read, journalistic style. One or two of the people presented here I had little interest in, but the lion's share of the entries were very readable. After a while, certain historical characters begin to reappear, their lives and deeds enmeshed with their contempories'. After reading, I felt I'd received a balanced history lesson. There's no hint of voyeurism here; the subjects are put neatly into context with their era and their misdeeds presented intelligently.

A very good read that attempts to put over an underlying message about evil in all its forms. Highly recommended.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting choices 26 Jun 2011
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I enjoyed this book as it easy to dip into. From tyrants to murderers all the people considered evil are here as well as a few people that were down to the authors discretion. I give it 4 stars because some facts are inaccurate such as Hitler killing Eva Braun.
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5.0 out of 5 stars the worlds most evil people xxx 5 Feb 2014
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Fantastic book riveting read a must for anyone into true crime well worth 5 star rating well worth the money
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5.0 out of 5 stars great book 12 Jan 2014
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this is a great book well written can hardly put it down. especially the part about the nazis and serial killers.
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3.0 out of 5 stars not bad 8 Jan 2014
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book was ok, delivered promptly, priced ok ,not a bad read for the price,didnt know the author but it was ok
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5.0 out of 5 stars most evil 4 Oct 2013
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sometimes its hard to think that these people ever existed,some of them i think must have had no heart to kill people the way they did,and how did they sleep at night
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