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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.
Awesome book, came quickly and in good condition. Great pricePublished 2 hours ago by Shawn Swilling
This is a really good book about the 1893 Chicago World Fair. I was more interested with the story of Holmes/Mudgett so I was a little disappointed in that part. Read morePublished 3 hours ago by Laura O'Shea
Having been enamored with world's fairs since I visited the New York Fair in 1964 I was quickly drawn to this book. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Joe Crapanzano
This was painfully slow. I only finished it because the criminal plotline was interesting. The architectural plotline was incredibly tedious and was most of the book.Published 1 day ago by Charmaine Gural
Really a fun read, and the fast that it's based on historic fact makes it more intriguing.Published 2 days ago by AB
This is a fabulous book, non-fiction, detailing the building of the grounds of the Chicago World Fair, the competition between Edison VS Tesla to see who would get to supply the... Read morePublished 2 days ago by ellen foster
An abbreviated history of Incredible architecture, as well as the beginnings of serial murder, in the US. Erik Larson is a master of story.Published 3 days ago by Troy McClellan
Great historical perspective with a fun combination of fact and fiction. I liked the device of running two totally separate stories from the same time period.Published 3 days ago by C3