What were the greatest crimes of the century?
What were the greatest crimes of the century? The Valentine's Day massacre, The Sharpeville massacre, the assassination of John F Kennedy or Ted Bundy? Crimes of the Century starts with Jack the Ripper and finishes with the Breslan school massacre. In between are case studies on some of the most gruesome crimes from around the world in the last century. From serial killers to massacres, there are over 100 case studies in this book. Each one gives the background circumstances to the crime, the actual crime and the effect the crime had on the society in which it occurred. This collection is as fascinating as it is gruesome and will intrigue anyone interested in the major crimes committed over the last century.