Crimes That Shocked the World
The Most Chilling True-life Stories From the Last 40 YearsBook - 2010
In this book, true-crime expert Danny Collins examines 23 crimes from the last 40 years that have been so shocking their impact is still felt today. With 24-hour news channels and access to the internet, we are bombarded with reports of crime from every corner of the globe. It seems that no sooner has one tragedy hit, than stories of another are being flashed across our screens and printed in our papers. But it is undeniable that there are, for every generation, some crimes that will never be forgotten. Just as people remember where they were when they heard that President Kennedy had been shot, who can forget hearing the awful news of the attacks of September the 11th? And who could shake off the revulsion they felt when the horrific details of the Fritzl case came to light? Indeed, the horrific nature of a handful of crimes has ensured that certain names will never be forgotten: James Bulger, Sally Anne Bowman, Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman...
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : Wilkinson Publishing Special Editions, 2010.
Characteristics: xiii, 274 p. ; 20 cm.