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"Theodore is in the ground" (Part 1, Perception: Chapter 1, pg. 3.)

"As Roosevelt had said, murders that appeared insoluble and that occurred among the poor or outcast were barely recorded, much less investigated, by the police; and when the victims were members of a segment of society that was not generally acknowledged to exist, then the chances of public awareness shrank from slim to none" (Part 1, Perception: Chapter 3, pg. 21.)

"So—on that dismal March morning Kreizler and I became detectives, as all three of us knew we must" (Part 1, Perception: Chapter 6, pg. 61.)

"The essential purpose of Paresis Hall was to arrange affairs between customers and the various types of prostitutes who worked there" (Part 1, Perception: Chapter 11, pg. 111.)

"The feeling that we faced a greater challenge than simply catching our killer—a feeling that had taken seed after Giorgio Santorelli's murder—now began to grow and chafe at...

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