The Serpent. The extraordinary story of serial killer Charles Sobhraj
Master Detective April 2015
Cunning and charismatic, eloquent and a master of disguise, time and again he managed to wriggle out of tight situations as well as jails. It was not for nothing that he became known as “The Serpent.” Turn to One Life of Crime, for the extraordinary story of Asian hippie-trail serial killer Charles Sobhraj.
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