This is backwards and I'm too dense to see why he wrote it that way.At least I can say I skipped over the murder and robbery bits...
Doug, it’s from a piece he wrote called ‘On Murder Considered as one of the Fine Arts’. And yes, it is supposed to be dark humour. To quote Wikipedia:The essay is a fictional, satirical account of an address made to a gentleman's club concerning the aesthetic appreciation of murder.
Simon, You're the greatest! I found it wonderfully droll.
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It's the damned truth, is all I know. Seen it time and time again.