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Laia Abril
Lobismuller (SIGNED)

Photographs by Laia Abril

Text by Laia Abril (English)

Design by Ramon Pez

Editorial RM / Images Festival Vevey, 2016

Edition of 1,000 copies


164 pp., 83 b/w illustrations

202 x 270 mm

ISBN 978-84-16282-64-7

Item #0640

0.900 0640 Sold Out

Selected as one of the Best Books of 2016 by Rob Hornstra

Lobismuller tells the story of Manuel Blanco Romasanta, Spain's bloodiest and most enigmatic serial killer, from a female perspective. Manuel was born Manuela and originally believed to be a woman: according to modern forensic theories, he (or she) may have lived with a rare syndrome of intersexuality. Blanco Romasanta was dubbed the "Soapmaker," owing to his habit of using the fat of victims to produce high-quality soap. Although confessing to nine of the seventeen murders now attributed to him, Blanco Romasanta pleaded not guilty, declaring himself the victim of a curse that had transformed him into a wolf.

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