Thomas Quick

The Making of a Serial Killer
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Genre: True Crime
Original Publish Date: Jul 04, 2013
Product Number: EB00803571
Released: Jan 31, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781782110712
Publisher: Canongate Books
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Description

I wonder what you'd think of me if you found out that I've done something really serious . . .'So begin the confessions of Thomas Quick - Scandinavia's most notorious serial killer.In 1992, behind the barbed wire fence of a psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane, Thomas Quick confessed to the murder of an eleven-year-old boy who had been missing for twelve years. Over the next nine years, Quick confessed to more than thirty unsolved murders, revealing he had maimed, raped and eaten the remains of his victims.In the years that followed, a fearless investigative journalist called Hannes Rstam became obsessed with Quick's case. He studied the investigations in forensic detail. He scrutinised every interrogation, read and re-read the verdicts, watched the police re-enactments and tracked down the medical records and personal police logs - until finally he was faced with a horrifying uncertainty.In the spring of 2008, Rstam travelled to where Thomas Quick was serving a life sentence. He had one question for Sweden's most abominable serial killer. And the answer turned out to be far more terrifying than the man himself . . .

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