Murders at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson


The factual account of serial killer H.H. Holmes, who murdered between 27 and 200 people in Chicago during the 1893 World's Fair, is engagingly documented in this fascinating true story. As much a story of the building of the World's Fair as it is a crime drama, this well written book brings the reader back to a time that wasn't as innocent as it appears.

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