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I was bored to death for the first 80 pages, at one time thinking I wouldn't even finish the book.
He has a way of drawing the reader into the story, into the minds of his characters, who just happened to be real people.
The book is about Marconi and his invention of wireless and about Dr. Crippen who murdered his wife.
Erik Larson does it again. Like his other books that I've read, he makes non-fiction read like the best fiction thriller out there. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Jackie
Basically a good murder mystery made tedious by too much technical information concerning wireless communication.Published 8 days ago by Philip Michaels
Found that having two storylines going in the same book very bothersome. Both of the stories were, by themselves, good and entertaining. Together they were distracting.Published 11 days ago by Margaret Elgen
really boring Poorly written. The murder part was uneventul. I have read 2 other Larson books that were terrific I find it hard to believe he wrote this. Maybe he needed the moneyPublished 11 days ago by lois feller
This is the third Erik Larson book I've enjoyed. I would rate The Devil in the White City and In the Garden of the Beasts higher, but this is a good piece, recreating very well... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Richard S. Bragaw
Engaging and interesting! Full of detail. My kindle version did not have enough pictures for me but otherwise thoroughly enjoyable.Published 12 days ago by Nancy Lott
Wonderful, interesting and informative book. I love Erik Larson and will read anything he writes!!Published 12 days ago by Kathy ONeill
Well written and researched connection between two previously separate illustrious events. Fun to read an hard to put down. Strongly recommended.Published 16 days ago by Alex B. Komoroske