The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Summary
Erik Larson

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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Overview

The Devil in the White City combines the real stories of 1890s architect Daniel H. Burnham with mass murderer H. H. Holmes in a disturbing non-fiction narrative. Burnham is the driving force behind the design and creation of the Chicago World’s Fair while Holmes takes advantage of the fair’s location in the creation of his “Murder Castle”, a hotel designed for murder complete with crematorium

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