read & download ñ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB µ John E DouglasMost of this book is the writer talking about his own life even what he eats for lunch sometimes his writing style is so dumbed down there is nothing "remotely academic about this book This book is for people who want a cheap thrill of a crime novel "academic about this book This book is for people who want a cheap thrill of a crime novel no substance behind it It reads like a biography than an actual resource for information on this subject Even though the book is designed to be like a cheap novel or memoir than a educating primer I still FOUND IT TO BE INCREDIBLY DRY it to be incredibly dry boring I have absolutely no interest in the writers ex girlfriends where he went for christmas that year what his life in school was like maybe if it seemed like it added some context to how abilities or insight but it really doesn tI gave this book to a charity shop after I was done reading it as it has nothing to offer me except to mostly waste my time for the most slim pieces of information that its actually relatively easy to find anyway by watching any documentary or reading other book on the subject Sometimes a book is rated five star and I come to the conclusion its much like why songs get the number 1 spot it doesn t mean its good it just means its very easy to access and is popular I think anyone who has been to niversity would find this book to be Alexander Hamilton uite simple and not demographically viable to them It s for the mass market of TV watchers not for the serious reader or researcher This book covers so many fascinating cases and provides an insight into the working of the FBI and the development of criminal profiling Douglas comes to the table with anniue set of credentials As the FBI profiler he gave insight into many baffling and disturbing crimes The book doesn t set out to be a cata. Es of our worst nightmares During his twenty five year career with the Investigative Support Unit Special Agent John Douglas became a legendary figure in law enforcement pursuing some of the most notorious and sadistic serial killers of our time the man who hunted prostitutes for sport in the woods of Alaska the Atlanta child murderer and Seattle's Green River killer the case that nearly cost Douglas his life As the model for Jack Crawford. I purchased this book recently having read the rave reviews received for the series of the same name on Netflix I am an avid thriller reader and fascinated by most things related to crime so found this account "By John Edward Douglas Who Is A "John Edward Douglas who is a United States Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI agent and one of the first criminal profilers a very informative read He recounts some of the cases he has dealt with many of which are house old names such as Charles Manson and Ted Bundy and gives fascinating insights into the mind of a serial killerI found the book actually got better the I read and I am now looking forward to watching the TV Series I read Whoever fights monsters by Robert Ressler years and years ago and found it gripping I ve recently watched Mindhunter and thoroughly enjoyed it so I bought this bookI have to say I m struggling with it John Douglas comes across as a bit of a merchant banker see cockney rhyming slang
"i m on "m on 84 and I m waiting for it to get beyond the constant I m so cool and hilarious storiesCredit where it s due the work this guy did is obviously brilliant but it reads like an application to join a frat house Not sure I m going to get much furtherThoroughly recommend the Robert Ressler book if you re interested in this kind of stuff I was very disappointed in this book many people were recommending it and seemed to be rating it highly but now I nderstand that it was trending because of a Netflix show I wanted to learn about forensic investigation and criminal profiling it seemed with the writers experience who would have a wealth of knowledge but I wasted hours of my time on this book with virtually none of the information I wanted to know. Now a Netflix original series Discover the classic behind the scenes chronicle of John E Douglas' twenty five year career in the FBI Investigative Support Unit where he sed psychological profiling to delve into the minds of the country's most notorious serial killers and criminals In chilling detail the legendary Mindhunter takes s behind the scenes of some of his most gruesome fascinating and challenging cases and into the darkest recess. ,
Logue of serial killers and their crimes for sensationalism Rather Douglas ses the crimes and the killers to to show why and how they did it Delves into the minds and motives of some of the world s worst serial killers Chilling but compelling reading a real page turner Douglas takes you through the development of profiling and how it aiding in catching those we most fear I find forensic psychology absolutely fascinating and this book just fuelled my interestThe book is well written and maps the history of the FBI Signs of War and Peace unit as well as John Douglas career It is informative and very interestingI like that the book has cases I had not heard of before we have all read famous cases over and over and it gets dull However I would have liked to have read about cases than are presented in the book A lot of the content is around John Douglas life but I am much interested in the cases What should have been a really interesting read is marred by the fact that Douglas is so self congratulating its detracts from the cases He only goes very loosely into how the profiles are formed most of the time he seems to just magically comep with the goods and he s always rightToo much about the journey of the man and not enough about the science for my liking Fantastic read An ABSOLUTELY amazing book to hear from an experienced investigator in John Douglas was a treat I ll be reading of John s "books I m hooked Really fascinating look at what the FBI profilers and law enforcement have to contend with "I m hooked Really fascinating look at what the fbi profilers and law at what the FBI profilers and law have to contend with catch some of the most notorious criminals on Earth Moderately well written and very well edited insight into the mind of John Douglas I finished it it was interesting I think the science is overstated. In The Silence of the Lambs Douglas has confronted interviewed and studied scores of serial killers and assassins including Charles Manson Ted Bundy and Ed Gein who dressed himself in his victims' peeled skin Using his ncanny ability to become both predator and prey Douglas examines each crime scene reliving both the killer's and the victim's actions in his mind creating their profiles describing their habits and predicting their next move. .
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