my favourite true crime/stories

A Listmania! list by callmeoldfashioned
 
In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences (Penguin Modern Classics)
1.  In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences (Penguin Modern Classics) by Truman Capote
The list author says:
  "need I say more?"
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Happy Like Murderers: The True Story of Fred and Rosemary West
2.  Happy Like Murderers: The True Story of Fred and Rosemary West by Gordon Burn
The list author says:
  "If you've got the stomach for this fascinating and lyrical study of Fred and Rose West, read it"
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The Innocent Man
3.  The Innocent Man by John Grisham
The list author says:
  "Real life Grisham, for a change. Pacey."
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The Crimes of Josef Fritzl
4.  The Crimes of Josef Fritzl by Stefanie Marsh
The list author says:
  "Successful attempt to explain the crime of the century. Atmospheric but not schlocky. And based on real material (not speculation)."
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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House
5.  The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House by Kate Summerscale
The list author says:
  "Nicely written account of the origin's of Britain's detective mania, with cameo from Charles Dickens"
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The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer (Hodder Great Reads)
6.  The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer (Hodder Great Reads) by Brian Masters
The list author says:
  "Somehow the fact that Dahmer owned an aqarium has put me off the things for life."
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Zodiac: The Shocking True Story of America's Most Elusive Serial Killer: The Shocking True Story of America's Most Bizarre Mass Murderer
7.  Zodiac: The Shocking True Story of America's Most Elusive Serial Killer: The Shocking True Story of America's Most Bizarre Mass Murderer by Robert Graysmith
The list author says:
  "Classic poppy cult text"
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Touching The Void
8.  Touching The Void by Joe Simpson
The list author says:
  "Even if you mountaineering shenanigans send you to sleep, read this text."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews)

Into the Wild
9.  Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
The list author says:
  "Ever so slightly irritating, polarising, fascinating account of a middle-class boy's escape into the wilderness"
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The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
10.  The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee
The list author says:
  "The best/grossest/funniest/truest rock 'n' roll memoir ever written."
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Harper Perennial Modern Classics
11.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Harper Perennial Modern Classics by Hunter S. Thompson
The list author says:
  "I will never get over how funny this book is."
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The Devil In The White City
12.  The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson
The list author says:
  "What a great writer this is. I had no idea I was interested in this subject!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Traitor, Hero, Spy
13.  Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Traitor, Hero, Spy by Ben Macintyre
The list author says:
  "The tone is perfect: perfect spy biography. Funny, slick and tightly controlled."
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Killing For Company: Case of Dennis Nilsen
14.  Killing For Company: Case of Dennis Nilsen by Brian Masters
The list author says:
  "Great source material and Nillsen was so articulate."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)