RARA-AVIS: Re: Moratorium on serial murderer mysteries?

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 19 Aug 2010

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Larry Chavis <lwchavis@...> wrote:
    > I haven't read BLACKBURN, but I agree with you on THE AX. This was one
    > of the most frightening killers I've run across, precisely because he
    > wasn't the stereotypical I-kill-because-my-momma-didn't-love-me types. A
    > truly chilling book.

    Isn't it strange that we find it more chilling when one of these horrible murderers kills for a reason as opposed to following fantasies or obeying some impulse from deep within his warped psyche?



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