The devil and the white city book
THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY by Erik Larson - Book Review
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
That sounds like a fun and lighthearted read! Meet H. He's handsome. He's suave. He's got a big house in Chicago. He's the definition of a lady-killer. The literal definition.
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
The book is based on real characters and events. It tells the story of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago from the viewpoint of the designers, including Daniel Burnham , and also tells the story of H. Holmes , a criminal figure in that same time often credited as the first modern serial killer. Leonardo DiCaprio purchased the film rights in The book is set in Chicago in , interweaving the true tales of Daniel H. Burnham , the architect behind the World's Fair , and Dr.
The Devil in the White City is a literary nonfiction novel that spans the years surrounding the building of the Chicago World's Fair, also known as The World's Columbian Exposition, which was designed to commemorate the landing of Columbus in America. This nonlinear novel is divided into four parts with the first three parts of the novel primarily taking place in Chicago between the years However, Part IV of the novel takes the reader to Philadelphia circa In the process, he creates two separate, yet connected plot lines and attempts to fill in some of the gaps left by history. The other plot line focuses on character H.