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The Alienist - Caleb Carr
The Alienist
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780751512953 (0751512958)
Publisher: Sphere Books Limited
Pages no: 534
Edition language: English
Series: Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (#1)
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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...
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it
2.5 The Alienist
This book is one of the reasons my 2014 reading hasn't been going too well. It was okay, but didn't grab me at all and I wasn't interested in reading. Not a good start since I want to read a lot this year. It had some interesting parts, but I could not connect with it. And I watch a lot of Law and...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.5 The Alienist (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler #1) by Caleb Carr
bookshelves: historical-fiction, mystery-thriller, glbt, north-americas, psychology, victoriana Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Susanna Read in May, 2009 Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States---Page 142 - psychological determinism = cause and effect from childhood environment. I k...
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