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From Jack the Ripper to the modern-day drug cartels, discover the most notorious crimes and criminals in history.

With a foreword written and narrated by best-selling crime author Peter James, The Crime Book explores over 100 crimes and examines the science, psychology and sociology of criminal behaviour. Hear the gory details of each crime and how they were solved, with renowned quotes and detailed criminal profiles letting you delve into the criminal mind.

The Crime Book looks at the big ideas and concepts in criminology spanning from pirates, kidnapping and political plots to modern con artists, serial killers and rogue traders, including the Black Dahlia investigation, the Mississippi Scheme and the notorious Jeffrey Dahmer.

The Crime Book audiobook is the perfect introduction to law enforcement and criminology across history's most infamous crimes, narrated by multi award-winning reader Jonathan Keeble, who has recorded over 500 audiobooks.

©2019 Dorling Kindersley Ltd (P)2019 DK Audio

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  • Dr C Funnell
  • 04-06-20

Terrible

Poor narrative. No criminology. Awful. A disjointed description of criminal cases with a smattering of lay psychology.

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  • St piran lad
  • 09-07-20

Great snapshot of true crime stories

Brilliant overview of many crime stories.

Short, sharp and to the point. Although it doesn't necessarily go into too much depth on all cases, this provides bitesize information on many cases you may never have heard of.

Great for any true crime buff!

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