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Read & Download í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ý Kate MillettLlowed p by reading a lot of newspaper reports and some non fiction books I
have a penchant for reading true crime constantly amazed horrified and tormented by the atrocitiesa penchant for reading true crime constantly amazed horrified and tormented by the atrocities is capable of inflicting on another human or any animal as far as that goes I sometimes wonder why our higher power has allowed s to continue as a species assuming there is a HPNature cannot be cruel or evil these distinguishing traits are limited to humans That creates a conundrum of course one must ponder if we are in fact a part of nature or a pure abomination "I enjoy true crime as well as psychological excavations of the criminal mind "enjoy true crime as well as psychological excavations of the criminal mind I
d been meaning to read about this case since I heardbeen meaning to read about this case since I heard Waters allude to it long ago It is a book to be read in small doses but it is very very good and Millett s courage in plunging into the possibilities and implications isbeyond measure Haunting reminations on how on Oct 26 1965 a 16 year old girl was found tortured to death in a basement of a home in Indianapolis Indiana I gave this the maximum number of stars because it Is an amazing book but there is nothing entertaining about it and there isn t meant to be It s heartbreaking angering and disturbing and you won t forget it Oct 26 1965 a 16 year old girl was found tortured to death in a basement of a home in Indianapolis Indiana 10 years later a woman obsessed with the case decided to write a booka book based mostly on speculationFor the Author to take such horrific heartbrea. Younger sister Jenny had been left while their parents went off to work the state fairs in the MidwestGertrude's band of tormentors included some of her own seven children and two neighborhood boys On the abdomen of the young girl had been carved the words I am a prostitute and proud of itWith mesmerizing detail Millett re creates th. .
I shall admit I did not finish the book I read to about 60 pages because of the gruesome detailsSecond I do not like it when a writer se the Case of a murderabuse to make a feminist statementI am a hundred percent for euality but a child who is tortured to Death is horrible regardless of gender I can only
read a little bit of this booka little bit of this book at a time as it is so disturbing After seeing An American I became very interested in what really happened in this case I could not get through this book It s based on a murder that really did happen but Millett s writing style is so schlocky I didn t care about the victim or perps Millett is too wordy too sappy and just over the top Crimemurder books based on real events should be told objectively but Millett puts way too much of herself in this one I had to read this book in speedy spurts while I wanted to get through it as ickly as possible I could only take so much at a time The content was horrifying and the writing horrible By the end I was actively angry with the author for her ego presumptuousness and plain bad writing The entire book is like a case study based on speculationAt A Time As It Is So Disturbing After Seeinga time as it is so disturbing After seeing American
A graphic description of Sylvia Likens 1965 torturemurder by Gertrude Baniszewski in Indiana Apathy of witnesses who heard ongoinggraphic description of Sylvia Likens 1965 torturemurder by Gertrude Baniszewski in Indiana Apathy of witnesses who heard ongoing at least 15 involved in torture Jack Ketchum s The Girl Next Door is based on this murder See also Victorian Murderesses by Mary HartmanAfter I first read Jack Ketchum s The Girl Next Door I fo. On October 26 1965 the body of a sixteen year old girl named Sylvia Likens was found on a dirty mattress in a basement in Indianapolis Indiana Starved mutilated covered with cigarette burns the victim had been imprisoned and tortured to death by a gang of teenagers led by a woman named Gertrude Baniszewski in whose care Sylvia and her.
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IT INTO BEING SOME KIND OFinto being some kind of thrill ride disgusted and sickened me nlike anything I ve ever readHow dare she assume to know what Sylvia Likens or Gertrude Baniszewski or ANY of them were thinkingBattered and bloody scalded by hot baths and burned with
cigarettes branded and carved on covered in herbranded and carved on covered in her filth and lying on a pile of dirty rags and the Author
thinks Sylvia is lying there thinking about how she sed toSylvia is lying there thinking about how she sed to it but she won t any because it s dirtyEven in death poor little Sylvia is still being tortured this time by some idiot Author whom in my opinion would greatly benefit by sharing her sadomasochistic fantasies with a shrinkI would not recommend this book to anyone and if it didn t belong to the Library I would toss it right into my fireplace This author seems a bit off her rocker I have never read a true crime book before where the author claims to be obsessed with the victim of a brutal crime I just can t read this book one page further The author has made herself a part of the story and that s just not sitting well with me I m so glad I borrowed this from the library instead of buying itThere are only two books I know of that are about this crime and both in my opinion are horribly written The other THE INDIANA TORTURE SLAYING is much readable than this one but the style it was written in bored me to tears Honestly I have read much better written articles about this crime on the internet. Is American tragedy Shocking and poignant The Basement rocks some of our most basic notions of family morality and the cultural repression of female sexualityA poetic meditation WordPress To Go upon the nature of pain and cruelty A major contribution to psychojournalism Library JournalGrimly compelling not to be ignored The New York Times Book Review.