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The twenty-six corpses found in the house Marcel Petiot (1897-1946) tell a tale, but their stark testimony was not the final morbid fruit of this serial killer's story. Physician by day, mass murderer at night, this French psychopath threaded his way through two world wars, committing seemingly innumerable crimes, yet managing to evade significant punishment even when captured. In fact, this articulate monster became the mayor of his provincial town not long after beginning his killing sprees. David King's Death in the City of Light escorts readers through the life of a serial killer whose final toll has still not been tallied: Some estimates of the number of victims exceed one hundred.