AND BECAUSE BEN PITEZEL WAS BURNT BEYOND RECOGNITION, HOLMES CLAIMED HIS WAS A CORPSE SNATCHED FROM THE MORGUE, AND PITEZEL WAS
LIVING THE HIGH LIFE ON THE RUN. NOW HOLMES BECAME A CELEBRITY FOR PULLING OFF GRAVEYARD INSURANCE SCAMS.
They're gunna say, hey what a guy.
He decided to write a book about himself while he was in prison.
The memoir, like most memoir of serial killers is a justification, it is an attempt to present the view of himself that he wants others to see. But it does indicate that he was a very intelligent man, a very verbally capable individual, and you can see how he could talk and charm others into believing in his plausibility.
He was the perfect villain, but he was also sort of this mysterious and handsome villain and well spoken and um,
he continued to be compelling throughout.