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Author Mahnke, Aaron, author.

Title Wicked mortals / Aaron Mahnke.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Del Rey, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  364.30922 MAH    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  364.30922 MAH    AVAILABLE
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Description 335 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series The world of lore ; 02
Mahnke, Aaron. World of lor ; 02.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-335).
Summary A chilling, lavishly illustrated who's-who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, soon to be an online streaming series. Here are the incredible true stories of some of the mortals who achieved notoriety in history and folklore through horrible means. Monsters of this sort - serial killers, desperate criminals, and socially mobile people with a much darker double-life - are, in fact, quite real . . . including H. H. Holmes, the infamous Chicago serial killer; William Brodie, the Edinburgh criminal mastermind who inspired The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; and Bela Kiss, a Hungarian tinsmith with a most disturbing hobby: collecting women in gasoline drums. As Aaron Mahnke reminds us, sometimes the truth is even scarier than the lore.
Subject Murderers -- Case studies.
Criminals -- Case studies.
Murder -- Case studies.
Crime -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781524797997 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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