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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America - Part 4, The Tenant Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, The Tenant Summary

Geyer's search led him to Toronto, Canada. He found a house Holmes had rented and found the bodies of Alice and Nellie. Mrs. Pitezel found out about the discovery from the morning paper. She rushed to Toronto to identify her children. Geyer still could not figure out what happened to Howard. Everyone was hoping he was still alive, maybe in an institution, as Holmes had told people.

Part 4, The Tenant Analysis

The finding of Alice and Nellie's bodies is the first link to connect Holmes with murder and not just fraud. Geyer and the public cannot believe Holmes killed two children and possibly a third without a motive. Holmes' world is again falling apart and this time it does not seem that he will get out of it.

Geyer is a man who refuses to let Holmes win. He...

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