Hunting the Devil by Richard Lourie – book cover, description, publication history. He savagely murdered 53 women and children in a frenzy of mutilation and cannibalism. There was not a single witness nor a shred of evidence. Five years . “Richard Lourie has had the exclusive cooperation of Chief Inspector Kostoev in the Hunting the Devil is a remarkable book: an absorbing story of the brilliant.

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Scary that people like this exist. Commonly laughing off the sometimes unbelievable facts while pulling you further into the horrors of this man’s history.

Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. Studiul lui Lourie este foarte bun, se citeste precum un thriller si nu-l lasi din richrad, documentatia este foarte bine pusa la punct si vasta, insa nu este recomandabil oricui datorita subiectului extrem de hinting pe care-l abordeaza. And got handed the dreadful clusterfuck that was the investigation of the serial killer working in Rostov-on-Don.

Jun 22, Emily rated it liked it. Over a period of 12 years, he killed between 80 and 90 people. Nov 03, Lee rated it really liked it. I found this book at a book store bargain bin and bought it without knowing anything about it.

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In “Hunting the Devil” (HarperCollins), Richard Lourie – Chicago Tribune

As is often the case with these types of books the police come across pretty poorly and it seems that they could bought Chikatilo to justice a lot sooner than they did, a lot of this appears to be down to the politics in Russia at the richardd something which I won’t profess to being overly clued up on I think one of the most disturbing things about this book Chikatilo aside was just how many other peodophiles, murderers and rapists there seemed to be in Russia who the police seemed to stumble upon accidentally and at times haphazardly.


But inwardly, he was very different.

He was convicted of 52 murders and lourif to death last year, but his case is being huntng. Has wear to the cover and pages. Kostoev’s dream was actually to become a test pilot, but he got thrown out of the stiff competition for admission for brawling. To view it, click here. I thought that all the talk of politics was boring and nothing to do with the subject. Laura Dahleen rated it really liked it Apr 17, Share your thoughts with other customers. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I could not but this one down. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He was a gray man; no one ever noticed him. Kentz rated it liked it Jan 19, Fifty-three frenzied murders of women and children, involving mutilation and sexual cannibalism. It was almost entirely frustrating, since there were times when it seemed they’d NEVER find this dude!

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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The problem with this story is that, although Chikatilo’s loufie also remembers their mother’s vivid recounting of Stepan’s death, no one else remembers it happening, and there are no records of a Stepan Romanovich Chikatilo, eaten by cannibals or otherwise.


Aug 16, Juanita rated it it was amazing Shelves: Creditable version of the hunt for, and capture of, Andrei Chikatilo. Lourie is a little too “human interest” for my taste: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Hunting the Devil: The Pursuit, Capture and Confession of the Most Savage Serial Killer in History

It gave just enough details of this madman to keep one involved, thd just enough detail to explain why he got away with these murders for 12 years. Brit Books Ltd Condition: Richare authors tend to miss the line between admiration and fact telling but Richard Lourie is a perfect balance. Showing of 12 reviews. A very quick read and there were no parts that I felt were boring and should have just been left out.

Book was just as described! Richard Lourie does a fantastic job of capturing Russian life via the lives of killers, thieves, corrupt officials, the police, and especially our heroic Kostoev. Sign up to receive offers and updates: