[Ebook] ➩ The Alienist Author Caleb Carr – Heartforum.co.uk When The Alienist was first published in 1994 it was a major phenomenon spending six months on the New York Times bestseller list receiving critical acclaim and selling millions of copies This modern When The Alienist was first published in it was a major phenomenon spending six months on the New York Times bestseller list receiving critical acclaim and selling millions of copies This modern classic continues to be a touchstone of historical suspense fiction for readers everywhereThe year is The city is New York Newspaper reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned by his friend Dr Laszlo Kreizler—a psychologist or “alienist”—to view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy abandoned on the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge From there the two embark on a revolutionary effort in criminology creating a psychological profile of the perpetrator based on the details of his crimes Their dangerous uest takes them into the tortured past and twisted mind of a murderer who will kill again before their hunt is overFast paced and riveting infused with historical detail The Alienist conjures up Gilded Age New York with its tenements and mansions corrupt cops and flamboyant gangsters shining opera houses and seamy gin mills It is an age in which uestioning society’s belief that all killers are born not made could have unexpected and fatal conseuences.
Caleb Carr is an American novelist and military historian The son of Lucien Carr a former UPI editor and a key Beat generation figure he was born in Manhattan and lived for much of his life on the Lower East Side He attended Kenyon College and New York University earning a BA in military and diplomatic history He is a contributing editor of MH The uarterly Journal of Military History an.
- 498 pages
- The Alienist
- Caleb Carr
- 04 November 2015 Caleb Carr