The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
This New York Times bestseller 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.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryCin - www.librarything.com
This book is a mix of history and true crime. Part of the book focuses on serial killer, H. H. Holmes, who was active in Chicago at the time of the World’s Fair in 1893. Other parts of the book focus ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wellreadcatlady - www.librarything.com
What a crazy and beautifully written book. It gave me chills. You'd think a book about a fair in the 1890s would be boring af, but it's not! Even when you take out the serial killer parts, the ... Read full review
Other editions - View all
The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that ...
Limited preview - 2004
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that ...
No preview available - 2003