Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History [Audiobook] download free by Tori Telfer

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History Audiobook download free by Tori Telfer
  • Listen audiobook: Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History
  • Author: Tori Telfer
  • Release date: 2017/9/10
  • Publisher: HARPER PERENNIAL
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780062433732
  • Rating: 9.92 of 10
  • Votes: 741
  • Review by: Marlon Jackson
  • Review rating: 7.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Duration: 4H24M49S in 256 kbps (70.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-10
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV, AC3 (compression RAR, TBZ, BZ2, TZO, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M6S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Inspired by author Tori Telfer's Jezebel column 'Lady Killers,' this thrilling and entertaining compendium investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages.When you think of serial killers throughout history, the names that come to mind are ones like Jack the Ripper, John Wayne Gacy, and Ted Bundy. But what about Tillie Klimek, Moulay Hassan, Kate Bender? The narrative we're comfortable with is the one where women are the victims of violent crime, not the perpetrators. In fact, serial killers are thought to be so universally, overwhelmingly male that in 1998, FBI profiler Roy Hazelwood infamously declared in a homicide conference, 'There are no female serial killers.'Lady Killers, based on the popular online series that appeared on Jezebel and The Hairpin, disputes that claim and offers fourteen gruesome examples as evidence. Though largely forgotten by history, female serial killers such as Erzsébet Báthory, Nannie Doss, Mary Ann Cotton, and Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova rival their male counterparts in cunning, cruelty, and appetite for destruction. Each chapter explores the crimes and history of a different subject, and then proceeds to unpack her legacy and her portrayal in the media, as well as the stereotypes and sexist clichés that inevitably surround her. The first book to examine female serial killers through a feminist lens with a witty and dryly humorous tone, Lady Killers dismisses easy explanations (she was hormonal, she did it for love, a man made her do it) and tired tropes (she was a femme fatale, a black widow, a witch), delving into the complex reality of female aggression and predation. Featuring 14 illustrations from Dame Darcy, Lady Killers is a bloodcurdling, insightful, and irresistible journey into the heart of darkness.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Crime & Criminology, Social & Cultural History, True Crime Books, Gender Studies: Women, True Crime Biographies
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.09 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x198x23mm
  • Weight: 272g
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