Death In The City Of Light : The True Story of the Serial Killer Who Terrorised Wartime Paris Paperback
by David King
THE MOST AMAZING TRUE STORY SINCE AGENT ZIGZAGOCCUPIED 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 432 pages, Section: 8, b/w photos
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/06/2012
- Category: True crime
- ISBN: 9780751548457