Robert Ressler Writing Styles in Whoever Fights Monsters

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Perspective

Whoever Fights Monsters is written from the perspective of Robert Ressler, the chief subject of the book. Because one of the main subjects is also the author, the book has the feel of a professional autobiography or memoir. Of course, most of Ressler's life is not discussed. The reader learns almost nothing about his wife and children or anything else personal about the man. What one does learn about is his chief passion and work, studying and interviewing serial killers. Because Ressler has a lot of experience and opinions on these men, it is clear that readers are getting his account of the story. In at least one case, that of Duane Samples, the killer and several other people actively disagreed with Ressler's account. Needless to say, Ressler takes the point of view that he is correct and Samples is wrong. It is worth taking this personalized perspective...

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