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Book Review: The Crime Book by Cathy Scott and DK

This book is like a crime encyclopedia of crime in one volume. It was researched very well, using crimes from before the 1700s. Excellent and detailed examples and explanations. There were a lot of high profile examples, too. For example, for the robbers, there was Jesse James and Bonnie and Clyde and the Great Train Robbery. There were many International examples too. For Arson there was John Orr and the Antwerp Diamond Heist. Con Artists such as Doris Payne. So many others! I found it fascinating. Honestly, I had not heard of many of these people, so it was fun to learn about them. What crime encyclopedia would be without a large section on organized crime. This book gave a lot of information on the roots of organized crime and the different families and people in power. And yes, there is a large section on murder. Many high profile cases, such as Lizzie Borden, Elizabeth Short, Manson Family, “Dingo got my baby”, John Lennon, and many others. Including ones I personally had not heard of. There there are the serial killers. Who does not like to read about serial killers (when you like to read true crime)? Ted Bundy, Brady & Hindley, and Jeffrey Dahmer. There is more to the book, and it is well worth reading. It is well written and well researched. Simply put, it is a must read.

The Crime Book by Cathy Scott and DK
File Size: 237091 KB
Print Length: 352 pages
Publisher: DK (May 2, 2017)
Publication Date: May 2, 2017
Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Language: English
ASIN: B06ZYXY4F4

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