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The Alienist (Audio) - Caleb Carr, Edward Herrmann
The Alienist (Audio)
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ISBN: 9781442361836 (1442361832)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Edition language: English
Series: Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (#1)
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Alienist (Carr)
I borrowed this first-in-a-series from my e-library on an impulse, because it was heavily recommended on a book forum I follow. I enjoyed it, with reservations. A little to my surprise, it was published in 1994, but I suppose it's receiving a second burst of popularity because it was made into a 201...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
2.0 The Alienist ★★☆☆☆ (DNF)
This seemed really promising. An interesting premise and good reviews from people I trust. So maybe it's the audio format, but throughout the first 2 hours of audio I kept having to rewind and re-listen because my mind kept wandering to other things. I just got tired of waiting for the pace to pick ...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 Review: The Alienist
Detective stories are not, have never been, and never will be “my thing;” however, I don't want to grow stagnant as a reader, guilty of not trying to branch out from time to time. The Alienist came with high marks from many friends, so I thought it might be worth venturing into this uncomfortable te...
Lillelara rated it
3.5 The Alienist
I enjoyed listening to the audiobook of The Alienist, a story about a serial killer in New York of the year 1896. Essentially this novel combines historical facts, forensics, psychology and good old plain detective work and for the most part it is a compelling read. I´m pretty sure that I would ha...
Mystereity rated it
4.5 The Alienist
This was a nostalgia read. I first read this book 20 or so years ago when it came out and it still stands out as one of the best books I've ever read. Set in 1890s NYC, an alienist (or a psychologist in modern terms) and his friends set out to solve the murders of several "boy-whores" - children...
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