The Cremator (novel)  

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Spalovač mrtvol (literally "The incinerator of corpses" or "The Cremator") is a 1967 novel by Ladislav Fuks. It is a psychological horror story about the owner of a crematorium, who, through the influence of Nazi propaganda and oriental philosophy becomes a maniac, who murders his entire family to "cleanse them" by death.

It was adapted for film by Juraj Herz with Rudolf Hrušínský as protagonist.

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