Why does everybody love a good serial killer?
But we are hardly less fascinated by real-life equivalents.
Jack the Ripper – whoever he was – even though long dead – is still iconic.
On the more fictional side we have the recent Snowman film starring Michael Fassbender – based on the terrifying yet compelling novel of Norwegian writer Jo Nesbo – who says that his job consists mainly of working out (imaginary) ways of killing people.
The waterbed that just when you are getting your pyjamas on turns out to contain the body of the previous occupant – is unforgettable.
And the guy’s in the shower – but then the shower stops…