Women are more likely than men to pick up books with tales of rape, murder and serial killers, a new study has found.
Many people might assume that men, being the more aggressive sex, would be most likely to find such gory topics interesting.
However, it’s the fairer sex that finds such books appealing and what makes these books appealing to women are relevant in terms of preventing or surviving a crime
For example, by understanding why an individual decides to kill, a woman can learn the warning signs to watch for in a jealous lover or stranger. By learning escape tips women learn survival strategies they can use if actually kidnapped or held captive.
Full report here Times of India