This is a very disturbing true story, I had never heard about these murders. The most interesting part was hearing the disturbing perspective's of the murderers. The crime was so senseless and will upset you. The crime happened in the 1950's but feels very relevant in today's society. The book was written in the 1960's but feels as though it could have been a contemporary look at the same murders.
It is an eerie look into the minds of criminals and sociopath's. The fact that psychiatry was not taken as seriously back then definitely plays a role in this story. I think at least one of the killers would have been determined "insane" in today's day and age but on the other hand neither had a place in society or even in this world in my opinion.
This book will scare you a little, and make you think about where you stand on capitol punishment.
I highly recommend this book, it is one of the best true crime novels I have read and I believe it is one of the first ones ever written.
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