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In short, it was an excellent book, great story, and very well written.
"Devil in the White City" is an excellent book about the Chicago World Fair and H.H. Holmes, a serial killer in Chicago at the time.
It was fascinating to learn so much about the history of Chicago and the inventions that came out of the world's fair.
Wonderful history of the Word Expo era in Chicago -- the good the bad and the ugly. Interesting, but only slightly more exciting that reading any history (text) book.Published 4 hours ago by Richard Marion
While I enjoyed the novel I felt the ending was a bit rushed and disjointed.Published 1 day ago by William Sims
Eric Larson does an outstanding job of capturing a chunk of history in Chicago in the 20th century. His clear descriptions of the environment, the corruption, the norms,the... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Francine Watkins
I usually don't read (or enjoy reading) non-fiction. This one was different. I was really taken back in time and greatly enjoyed learning about the World's Fair and the massive... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Nancy B.
Mostly a boring story , in detail, of the building of the Chicago World's Fair of 1895. The rest is an interesting tale of a homicidal maniac who got his victims from the Fair. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Lester B. Weintraub
I'm always excited to discover another talented writer of history. Larson's visual and visceral descriptions of scenes beautiful and terrifying really hit the mark. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Antonia Petniunas
Good not great. A little to much on the fairs trials and tribulations. Found that the serial killer chapters were more interesting and far to infrequent.Published 5 days ago by Gerald Rowan