Book :: The Alienist

The Alienist
By: Caleb Carr
Pages: 498
Published: Mar 1st, 1994
Genre(s): Mystery
Historical Fiction
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The year is 1896, the place, New York City. On a cold March night New York Times reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned to the East River by his friend and former Harvard classmate Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist, or "alienist." On the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge, they view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy, a prostitute from one of Manhattan's infamous brothels. The...

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