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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Hunting the Devil: The Search for the Russian Ripper – Richard Lourie – Google Books

I did find the descriptions of the murders very interesting, both psychologically and how very SICK this guy was A word of warning: Thanks for telling us about the problem. See all 12 reviews.

This is the story of Andrei Chikatilo, a sadistic sexual serial killer convicted in Rostov of 53 murders of women and children. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. A good read for true crime fans. Lists with This Book. Mar 07, Meaghan rated it really liked it Shelves: I found it all very interesting but others may just want to read about the murders.


Richard Lourie does a fantastic job of capturing Richrad life via the lives of killers, thieves, corrupt officials, the police, and especially our heroic Kostoev. Fifty-three frenzied murders of women an Twelve years of unimaginable depravity. Customers who bought this item also bought. 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 time something which I won’t profess to being overly clued hujting 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 Ruchard who the police seemed to stumble upon accidentally and at times haphazardly.

Hunting the Devil – Richard Lourie – Google Books

Justine rated it really liked it May 15, Used book in very good condition. Gives a little more info on the detective and his past than I cared to know. To view it, click here. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Well written accounts of an absolute mad man.


I also got bored with the long, drawn out and boring MANY false leads. It was hynting entirely frustrating, since there were times when it seemed they’d NEVER find this dude!

Now, I agree with him, Issa Magamedovich Kostoev, the head of Russia’s Department of Crimes of Special Importance, is a much more interesting person huntong Chikatilo, and Lourie could actually have done more than he did with the parallels between the two men.

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A Sniper in the Tower: I will say that after watching Richard Lourie talk about Andrei Chikatilo in a documentary I was sparked to buy his book. The judicial system in Russia seemed quite a bit more The Story of Gary Heidnik. Published May 1st by HarperCollins Publishers first published It’s hard to believe that evil hte this truly exists, but it obviously does.

I would give this book five stars, however, I found something to be desired. Jun 11, Stella rated it it was amazing.