Compulsion

Compulsion

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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Judd Steiner and Artie Straus have it all: wealth, intelligence, and the world at their feet as part of the elite, upper-crust Jewish community of 1920s Chicago. Artie is handsome, athletic, and popular, but he possesses a hidden, powerful sadistic streak and a desire to dominate. Judd is a weedy introvert, a genius who longs for a companion whom he can idolize and worship. Obsessed with Nietzsche's idea of the superhuman, both boys decide to prove that they are above the laws of man by arbitrarily picking and murdering a Jewish boy in their neighborhood.
Publisher: Bedford, New York : Fig Tree Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9781941493038
1941493033
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Clark, Marcia
Levin, Gabriel 1948-

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