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By Meyer Levin,Marcia Clark,Gabriel Levin

ISBN-10: 1531803563

ISBN-13: 9781531803568

ISBN-10: 1941493025

ISBN-13: 9781941493021

Judd Steiner and Artie Straus have all of it: wealth, intelligence, and the area at their ft as a part of the elite, upper-crust Jewish neighborhood of Twenties Chicago. Artie is good-looking, athletic, and well known, yet he possesses a hidden, strong sadistic streak and a wish to dominate. Judd is a weedy introvert, a genius who longs for a spouse whom he can idolize and worship. keen about Nietzsche’s inspiration of the superhuman, either boys choose to turn out that they're above the legislation of guy through arbitrarily determining and murdering a Jewish boy of their neighborhood.

This new version of Meyer Levin's vintage literary mystery Compulsion reintroduces the fictionalized case of Leopold and Loeb – as soon as thought of the "crime of the century" – to a brand new iteration. This incisive mental portrait of 2 younger murderers seized the mind's eye of an period and is mostly famous as paving the way in which for the 1st non-fiction novel. Compulsion forces us to invite what drives a few extra into darkness, and a few to hunt redemption.

Heartbreaking because it is gripping, Compulsion is written with a stressful and penetrating strength that led the Los Angeles Times to name Levin, “the most vital Jewish author of his times.”

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