Chicago, 1893. One man built a heaven on earth. Another built hell beside it.
Erik Larson is a prize-winning journalist for Time Magazine and author of the bestselling Isaac's Storm. He lives in Seattle with his family. To find out more about his latest book and the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 visit www.DevilintheWhiteCity.com
Fuses history and entertainment to give the dramatic effect of a
novel...this truth really is stranger than fiction * The New York
Erik Larson tracks [H H Holmes] with practised journalistic skill...Highly readable * Sunday Telegraph *
Captures the spirit of an America bursting with pioneering drive...a gripping book * Independent on Sunday *
An irresistible page-turner that reads like the most compelling, sleep defying fiction * Time Out *
Bursting with so much vitality you half expect it to jump right out of your hands * Yorkshire Evening Post *