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Sarah Rodems said:
I recommend this book to both true-crime and architecture buffs. The chapters alternate between two parallel stories, that of the team of architects designing the 1893 Chicago World's Fair and a vicious serial killer.
posted Mar 1, 2009 at 3:58PM
bkworm said:
This was an engrossing book. Amazing that it is nonfiction.
posted May 29, 2010 at 12:43AM
soapdish said:
I agree with both comments. It’s a fascinating book that is well-written and true.
posted Oct 30, 2011 at 3:20AM
Lorhu said:
It’s like thunderstruck. Two stories. He writes non-fiction like a novel which is for me much easier to swallow
posted Feb 14, 2012 at 12:19PM
Avatar for chelliebel chelliebel said:
I adored this book! I think you have to be a fan of non fiction to really get into it though. I was expecting to just be intrigued by the HH Holmes parts, and skim the Chicago Fair stuff, but that was the truly fascinating part of the book! So many really famous people visited the Fair and bumped into each other. I loved all the anecdotes.
posted Jun 12, 2012 at 2:57PM
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