The Angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr

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In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the darkest night. . . .


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About Caleb Carr

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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" magazine. He lives in upstate New York.
 
Published March 25, 2010 by Ballantine Books. 770 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History, Horror, Crime. Fiction

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Carr overloads his tale with digressive comments on ever-worsening political relations between the US and Cuba (though one can argue such passages' relevance to the novel's initial mystery), and disastrously slows down the otherwise absorbing courtroom scenes by including needless detailed summar...

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Carr doesn't really, though for variety's sake he takes Kreizler and company upstate for a spell as they gather evidence against the monstrous Libby Hatch, a serial killer whose kidnapping of an infant gets Kreizler on her trail and smack up against society's sentiments about the sanctity of women.

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Stevie lives with Kreizler, as does Cyrus Montrose, a smart, tough black man who seems hardened by his treatment in a racist society but is still quite kind to his friends.

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Star Tribune

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"The Alienist," Caleb Carr's first novel about forensic psychologist Laszlo Kreizler, set in turn-of-the-century New York, gathered rave reviews and sold almost 2 million copies.

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Entertainment Weekly

A very good sequel to a superb novel, Caleb Carr's The Angel of Darkness picks up almost exactly where his surprise best-seller, The Alienist (1994), left off — in the New York of 1897, a city in which grand buildings, high society, and opulent manifestations of new money were a mere horse-an...

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