Katie R.'s Reviews > The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
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Jul 16, 13

bookshelves: mystery, non-fiction, horror-thriller
Read from March 18, 2010 to July 12, 2013

Larson does a nice job of balancing the two stories (creating the Chicago World's Fair and H.H. Holmes's killing spree). A nice use of historical documents along with enough dramatization that still feels in line with fact. An interesting glimpse into a different time, definitely recommend it.
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Alison I enjoyed it too! I want to read his one about Hitler, Garden of Beasts or something like that


Katie R. Yeah, I've his other one about the Titanic is good too. Will have to make sure they are in my "to read" section :-)


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