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The Alienist by Caleb Carr
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Nov 25, 2011

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bookshelves: mystery, serial, killer, nyc, 19th, c, fiction

Solid historical mystery set in 19th C New York, the setting is very well researched, but as usual with this sort of thing, the language and attitudes of the characters are basically contemporary, which is unfortunate.

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