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About The Alienist by Caleb Carr:
In March of 1896, the mutilated body of a prostitute is found on the still-unfinished Williamsburg Bridgethe 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 criminologybuilding 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 seriesslated to premiere in late 2017.
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