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Frenzy!: How the Tabloid Press Turned Three Evil Serial Killers into Celebrities

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Frenzy!: How the tabloid press turned three evil serial killers into celebrities - Root, Neil
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Murder has transfixed the popular press for centuries. But it was only in the second half of the twentieth century that murder began saturating front pages and making these monsters what we today recognise as modern celebrities. It was three serial killers, caught and executed in the few years after the end of the Second World War, who precipitated a level of public furore never seen before. Neville Heath, a 'charming' sadist who killed two women; John George Haigh, the Acid Bath Killer who killed between six and nine men ...

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Frenzy!: How the tabloid press turned three evil serial killers into celebrities 2012, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780099557760

Mass-market paperback