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Author: Robert Graysmith
Who was Zodiac? A serial killer who claimed 37 dead. A sexual sadist who taunted police with anonymous notes. A madman who was never apprehended. This is the first, complete account of Zodiac's reign of terror. Is he still out there?
ISBN-13: 9780425098080
ISBN-10: 0425098087
Publication Date: 4/1/1987
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 60 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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scrapbooklady avatar reviewed Zodiac on + 472 more book reviews
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"Zodiac" is written by a political cartoonist from the San Francisco Examiner who was fascinated by the Zodiac's letters and ciphers and ended up spending over a decade researching the crimes, talking to suspects and witnesses, and working on his codes. Overall, the tale of the Zodiac killer is fairly creepy. The parts of the book that focused on the Zodiac's actual crimes and taunting of the newspaper and cops were fascinating. But chapters describing the late 70's and early 80's when the Zodiac all but disappeared and Graysmith focused more on dissecting various suspects and theories was boring. A stronger writer would've possibly made those chapters interesting, but Graysmith is a political cartoonist, not a reporter. Needless to say if you're into true crime novels, this book is a must read.
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Robert Graysmith was on staff at the San Francisco Chronicle in 1968 when Zodiac first struck. In this book, he reveals hundreds of facts previously unreleased, including the complete text of the killer's letters.
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This is about th zodiac killer and how the detetctives have looked for the killer and how he played with the police by taunting them.
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Racecareader avatar reviewed Zodiac on + 4 more book reviews
I love to read true crime books but this one is not easy to read, Very dry and wordy. I've been reading it for a few weeks now, I can't seem to get thru it.
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If you liked the movie, then you will like the book. It is well written, I've read other books by Robert Graysmith and he is very good at making nonfiction read like fiction. Gets you so into the story that once you remember this stuff actually happened it bring chills down your spine.
williape avatar reviewed Zodiac on + 7 more book reviews
This is a very good book on the Zodiac killings.
haggatha avatar reviewed Zodiac on + 55 more book reviews
my daughter loved it
nascargal avatar reviewed Zodiac on + 352 more book reviews
A very scary book about some very scary unsolved crimes.


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