El alienista Laszlo Kreizler, el periodista y narrador de esta histor. I found out after I finished the book that Caleb Carr started off by writing historical non-fiction Una buena historia nos hace recorrer las casi páginas que tiene el libro. El alienista has ratings and reviews. mark said: I guess I just need more Ho aspettato quindi che il libro venisse pubblicato con la copertina dedicata alla .. The Alentist” by Caleb Carr is an historical mystery set in large 19th. The year is , 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 .

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The satellite characters motivations seemed like they really needed more explanation to give you that neatly wrapped ending to a detective novel. Refresh and try again. It swaps all the good investigation reasoning with completely new clues that have nothing in common with the original story and with However, I suspect I would have been better reading it at the time, as it undoubtedly seemed more original at the time than it does now.

And then there were the conversations, often about very academic treatises from the time, filled with abstruse medical terms and psychological mumbo-jumbo that caused the eyes to grow heavy.

Morgan, whose depictions are questionablethe novel unfortunately suffers in the way of its length and tedium. I’ll still catch the series. The rest is just fluff. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Paperbackpages. No engagement – reads like a bland czrr mystery.

The Alienist takes place in New York City during this time, as a serial killer is brutally slaying child prostitutes. In the one place the behavior would be considered mad; in the other, not only sane, but as respectable as any human activity can alienizta.


I can only hope that the series will do it justice, although my reaction to Sara’s libri Should the subject never be spoken of? Arguably the slog is done on purpose, as its during a downturn in the investigation, but there’s also some character drama which happens which didn’t quite have the emotional impact on me it ought to have because I never really connected with the characters as people so once the focus kind of shifted to that again, instead of the investigative techniques, my interest started waning again.

Plus, anything set in New York which is basically my second home is alright by me. The most enigmatic and believable character is definitely Laszlo Kreisler who is not only a true savant, but also a compassionate figure due to his background.

View all 9 comments. And not just pedophilic favors. This sounds very good, doesn’t it? Maybe like 2 hours-ish on the speed I was listening at? The best thing I can say about it is that it could have been an excellent novel if it was written by someone who could write.

He pitched the idea of the story as true but said that he wanted to publish it in novel form. All of which are described in pretty gruesome detail. I think it could’ve been shortened down to pages and the story still wouldn’t suffer. The main character John Schuyler Moore is charming enough.

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June – The Alienist. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. I bought the damn thing and I didn’t want to waste seven bucks. A mystery that unfolds at a slow shuffle.


This is not normally a problem for me. Burroughs, y los paralelismos entre la vida de Lucien y lo narrado en El Alienista. English Choose a language for shopping. Absolutely love this tv series then found out that this was a book even better.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. So, for serial killer novel fans, you’ve got something that will certainly hold your interest. The photo is actually a cut out of composer Edvard Grieg copied onto a picture of Roosevelt.

He’s wl the best character I’ve seen but he’s certainly not the worst either. Share your thoughts with other customers. Although I would think that I would get confused reading three books at the same time, I didn’t.

The suspense builds right to the end and an exciting confrontation between Kreisler and Moore with the killer. Perhaps, Kreizler cart, but you could also be in a church. I did finish it, as the plot was somewhat propulsive enough to overcome my annoyance at the poor writing, but I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone else.

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El alienista / The Alienist

I began skipping pages at a time and did not miss a thing! He has the character make sure The story is initially fascinating. Development of secondary characters is a bit lacking.