Summary and Analysis of The Alienist

Based on the Book by Caleb Carr
Product Number: EB00704207
Released: May 09, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504019385
Publisher: Worth Books
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Description

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Alienist tells you what you need to know-before or after you read Caleb Carr's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of The Alienist includes: -Historical context -Chapter-by-chapter overviews -Profiles of the main characters -Detailed timeline of key events -Important quotes -Fascinating trivia -Glossary of terms -Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original workAbout The Alienist by Caleb Carr: In March of 1896, the mutilated body of a prostitute is found on the still-unfinished Williamsburg Bridge-the first discovery in what becomes a string of murders in Lower Manhattan. In an unorthodox move, Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt enlists a team to track the deranged serial killer: reporter John Schuyler Moore, with his deep knowledge of New York's criminal underground; alienist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist who specializes in psychopaths and criminals; and Sara Howard, a brave police department secretary. The group embarks on a groundbreaking endeavor of criminology-building the killer's profile based on the gory details of the crimes to track him down and put a stop to his carnage. An evocative literary thriller and New York Times bestseller, The Alienist is being developed for a television series-slated to premiere in late 2017. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of fiction.

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Author(s): Worth Books
Original Publish Date: Apr 25, 2017

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