The Devil In The White City Book Review

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Narrating a changing time of American history that showcased the enchanting, yet ungodly horrors capability of its citizens, Erik Larson’s nonfiction, historical novel The Devil in the White City follows the events of Chicago’s World Exposition Fair of 1893. Great contradicting powers of the architect, Daniel H. Burnham, chief of works of the Columbian Exposition and Herman Mudgett alias Dr. H. H. Holmes, a physician exploiting his skills for murder, heavily influences the city. Larson massively utilizes resources of recorded accounts of the era to have the story concrete and authentic as if resurrecting the people, time, and place over again. The said author reported to acquire information from archives of historical societies, national libraries,
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