Death in the City of Light : The True Story of the Serial Killer Who Terrorised Wartime Paris, Paperback

Death in the City of Light : The True Story of the Serial Killer Who Terrorised Wartime Paris Paperback

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THE MOST AMAZING TRUE STORY SINCE AGENT ZIGZAG OCCUPIED PARIS, 1944. A swastika crowns the Eiffel Tower. Nazis march through the streets. And in the dark heart of the city, a madman is at work ...At a chic Right Bank address, a horrific pile of dismembered bodies is discovered.

The property's owner, well-to-do Dr Petiot, immediately becomes the prime suspect, but he has vanished without a trace.

As the police delve into the doctor's past, a disturbing history of violence and corruption is uncovered.

It seems like a cut-and-dried case, but the investigation soon takes a surprising turn.

Is Petiot a sadistic serial killer or a hero of the Resistance?

Who are his victims? In this fascinating true account of a case that gripped wartime Paris, David King draws extensively on new sources to paint a chilling portrait of a murderer whose crimes devastated a city already in the grip of evil.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432 pages, Section: 8, b/w photos
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: True crime
  • ISBN: 9780751548457

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