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The Alienist
by Caleb Carr | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by wingKrissa33wing of Route indéterminée (hors réseau autoroutier), -- Highways, Roadsides & Services -- France on 4/4/2016
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by wingKrissa33wing from Route indéterminée (hors réseau autoroutier), -- Highways, Roadsides & Services -- France on Monday, April 04, 2016

9 out of 10

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 newly appointed police commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt, in a highly unorthodox move, enlists the two men in the murder investigation, counting on the reserved Kreizler's intellect and Moore's knowledge of New York's vast criminal underworld. They are joined by Sara Howard, a brave and determined woman who works as a secretary in the police department. Laboring in secret (for alienists, and the emerging discipline of psychology, are viewed by the public with skepticism at best), the unlikely team embarks on what is a revolutionary effort in criminology-- amassing a psychological profile of the man they're looking for based on the details of his crimes. Their dangerous quest takes them into the tortured past and twisted mind of a murderer who has killed before. and will kill again before the hunt is over. 


Journal Entry 2 by wingKrissa33wing at BookCrossing Anniversary Convention 22-24 April 2016 in Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on Friday, April 08, 2016

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Released 1 yr ago (4/23/2016 UTC) at BookCrossing Anniversary Convention 22-24 April 2016 in Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece

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Journal Entry 3 by Lubiette at Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on Sunday, April 24, 2016

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Fetched at the convention, thank you ! 


Journal Entry 4 by Lubiette at Kallithea, Attica Greece on Monday, October 02, 2017

7 out of 10

A compelling historical thriller, remarkably well written. I am happy I finally managed to read it. It was the last one of a huge mountain of books I greedily collected from the Athens' convention in 2016 :) 


Journal Entry 5 by Lubiette at Athens Sports Bar in Koukaki, Attica Greece on Friday, October 13, 2017

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Released 2 mos ago (10/13/2017 UTC) at Athens Sports Bar in Koukaki, Attica Greece

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