The Monster of Florence is the name commonly used by the media in Italy for a series of eight . The book The Monster of Florence: A True Story by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi casts doubts on the culpability of Pacciani as Il Mostro. El monstruo de Florencia: una historia real by Douglas J. Preston; Mario Spezi at – ISBN – ISBN Libros de segunda mano (posteriores a ) – Literatura – Narrativa – Terror, Misterio y Policíaco: El monstruo de florencia douglas preston con mario spezi.
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Great, true life crime book! The first half gives a rich and thoroughly researched view of the journey through this bizarre and anomalous case of serial murder in the cradle of culture. This is a chilling scene, and, personally, if I’d been in their shoes, I’d have run for cover after the suspect made veiled threats during the interview rather than try to publish it. I also learned that the Italian police and investigators do not require the same types of evidence that we I listened to this book on audio.
Nice people went into the beautiful Tuscan countryside to hook up fllorencia died in pain and terror and we will never know who did it because the Italians, willfully ignoring the FBI, decided for drama over competence.
Monster of Florence
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Each and every one of us is capable of killing someone, usually that would be while protecting ourselves or protecting someone we love. I tend to be left brained about these types of things and love a good ending to a good serial killer mystery. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The first half of the book reads like a stra The Dark Side of Italy or An Innocent Abroad Douglas Preston and co-author Mario Spezi undertook their own investigation into an unsolved string of serial killings — seven couples brutally murdered in near-identical fashion in a period beginning in and stretching up to If anything, Preston was too nice in describing the Italian justice system.
I listened to this book on audio. How often does one of my favorite bestse Despite my criminal justice background, I’m not a huge fan of true crime books.
The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston (4 star ratings)
This book – especially the second half – is a primary source in the investigation of an unsolved serial preeton case and the odd behavior of an Italian prosecutor in the decades following. This story reminds us that there are monsters among us, and sometimes they’re the people who should be protecting us from monsters. The way they twisted and contorted dee to fit their narrative was absolutely shocking. The Monster of Florence – General discussion.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Think of the immense popularity that the real and fictional murderers have gained in our society and this morbid curiosity of ours becomes clear as a bell.
Agatha Christie’s murder mystery novels in particular presented addicting whoddunit puzzles that serve as harmless, brain-teasing, entertainment. Preston continues fl magazine writing career by contributing regularly to The New Yorker magazine. I don’t read a lot of non-fiction and when I do it’s usually either biographies or travel. View all 8 comments. By the time Preston met Spezi and became fascinated by the case, the trail seemed to have gone cold.
What cracked me up is that he often forgot when to switch back to mlnstruo Preston’s” voice which is a regular American-accent, so for a lot of the narration, he had a tendency to weave back and forth.
This is a story about madness. My husband died searching for the truth.
When I first caught wind of Douglas Preston ‘s debacle with an Italian serial killer, The Monster of Florence, I couldn’t wait to read the resulting book. They might kill their family or friends or coworkers and feel justified in doing so. doug,as
The Monster of Florence
It is a morbid confession to say how much I enjoy reading about serial killers and spooky mysteries because not only are serial killers the most disappointed and tortured souls to walk the Earth, they usually torment and torture their victims, leaving a path of destruction in their wake. He did present his theory in this book, and it’s a very compelling one–but it remained a theory instead of a definite solution. Jun 30, Mike rated it really liked it. There are two parts to the book: The Monster of Florence Italian: They are missing something critical that allows them to value life.
Why the publishers let that pass is almost as much clorencia a mystery as the monster. It wasn’t until I saw this book at the used book story, one of my favorite places! Quotes monsstruo The Monster of Fl Of course, as we get older we realize that gossamer wrapped memories are nearly impossible to recreate. This book made me very glad to be a U. Then there are what I think of as the soulless people, not in a religious sense, but people lacking a fundamental empathy for others.
This work has some of the elements that make true-crime books so fascinating. Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the age of three to a bicycle; the loss of monztruo two fr Douglas Preston was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, inand grew up in the deadly boring suburb of Wellesley.
I can’t ppreston it without that grain of salt, so maybe it’s just the nature of the genre that I won’t ever be able to give five stars.
While it is so maddening to see what Giuttari folrencia Mignini have done to the case of the Monster, that is only a brief part of the book. It’s a really fascinating serial killer story, and the way the story was organized and all the details presented was perfect.
The depictions of the crimes of the serial killer are horrifying enough but monsfruo incompetence of law enforcement and the prosecution is even scarier.
He is probably still laughing right now, if he’s still alive. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Preston and Spezi unfold the evidence in a narrative flow that reads like fiction but is all too true.
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