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The Alienist Series 1
The Alienist
A Novel
By (author): Caleb Carr
9780812976144 Paperback, Trade English General Trade FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical Oct 24, 2006
$20.00 CAD
Active 5.18 x 7.99 x 1.04 in 512 pages 2 PHOTOS Random House Trade Paperback Random House Trade Paperbacks
For the first time ever in trade paperback, the multimillion copy bestseller: a modern classic of historical suspense.

The unforgettable New York Times bestseller about a serial killer on the loose in 1896 New York City, The Alienist is “a first rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages” (Entertainment Weekly).

Story Locale: New York City

Publication History: RH HC, BANTAM MM

CALEB CARR is a contributing editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and the series editor of the Modern Library War Series. His military and political writings have appeared in numerous magazines and periodicals, among them The World Policy Journal, The New York Times, and Time. He currently lives in upstate New York.

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“A first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.”Entertainment Weekly

“Caleb Carr’s rich period thriller takes us back to the moment in history when the modern idea of the serial killer became available to us . . . [and] tracks the efforts of a team of farsighted investigators working frantically to solve a string of hideous murders. . . . Absorbing . . . suspenseful . . . gratifying.”The Detroit News

“A high-spirited, charged-up and unfailingly smart thriller.”Los Angeles Times

“You can smell the fear in the air.”The New York Times

“Keeps readers turning pages well past their bedtime.”San Francisco Chronicle

“Engrossing.”Newsweek

“A ripsnorter of a plot . . . a fine dark ride.”The Arizona Daily Star

“[A] delicious premise . . . Its settings and characterizations are much more sophisticated than the run-of-the-mill thrillers that line the shelves in bookstores.”The Washington Post Book World

“The method of the hunt and the disparate team of hunters lift the tale beyond the level of a good thriller—way beyond. . . . A remarkable combination of historical novel and psychological thriller.”The Buffalo News

“Mesmerizing.”Detroit Free Press

“Remarkable . . . The reader is taken on a whirlwind tour of the Gilded Age metropolis, climbing up tenement stairs, scrambling across rooftops, and witnessing midnight autopsies. . . . A breathtaking, finely crafted mystery.”Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Gripping, atmospheric . . . intelligent and entertaining.”USA Today

“Harrowing, fascinating . . . will please fans of Ragtime and The Silence of the Lambs.”The Flint Journal

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