By Tim Cahill
Drawing on particular interviews and formerly unreported fabric, journalist Tim Cahill "offers the stuff of wrenching nightmares" (Wall highway Journal), a harrowing trip contained in the brain of a serial killer. Meticulously researched and graphically stated, Buried desires brings to brilliant existence the true John Wayne Gacy - his advanced character, compulsions, inadequacies and torments - frequently within the killer's personal phrases. referred to as "an soaking up and traumatic story" (PW) and "surprisingly graceful" (New York Times), this can be a trip to the guts of human evil that you're going to always remember.
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He signed the deal that night. We were moving from the hills and glens to Govan. He didn’t know it was Govan. Well, it was dark. Glasgow folk would call my new neighbourhood Drumoyne and quite right too. On my first day at school, there were two guys in the playground chopping lumps out of each other with meat cleavers. m.? I thought I’d arrived in Hell. And I had, of course. Heaven and Hell – that’s Glasgow. It took a while. Within a year, folk could understand what I was saying. After another year, I was settled.
The top man was Robert O’Hara who was known as The Birdman – a nickname handed down in his family over generations. Still only twenty-seven years old, The Birdman lived in luxury and drove fast cars but life hadn’t been easy for him. O’Hara had been brought up in Possilpark, one of the roughest areas of Glasgow. It was back in the 1970s, when drugs started to seep into the city, that the main dealers first emerged in that no-man’s-land, bandit territory. With the cops struggling and failing to control Possil, where better to start off such an illegal trade?
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Buried Dreams: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer by Tim Cahill