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Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.

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The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America
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The devil in the white city
December 7th, 2014
Very well written and researched. Even pace of informaton and wonderful style of story telling. This is why i enjoy reading.
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Fascinating and terrifying
December 3rd, 2014
Fascinating look at how opulence and technological advancements blind us to our most horrific capabilities.
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Captivating read
September 1st, 2013
I have read Larson's book twice. Each time I am amazed at how he grabs me in the first chapter and I cannot put the book down until I am done. It is a fascinating epic history.
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A great way to read history.
June 23rd, 2013
Well written. Enjoyable read. Horrific character. But history, about what man is capable of.
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The Devil in the White City
March 1st, 2013
A brutal picture of the world of Chicago at the beginning of the 20th century.
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