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Return to Delmonico’s where great ccaleb is still served and your old friends John, Sara, Stevie and Cyrus are planning their next move against a kidnapper and a murderer of children in Old New York. I would love to have seen more of Mrs. I almost wish almost that Carr had written this as a part of a separate series—but only because my expectation going into it was something similar to The Alienist. To my surprise, I often, however, missed little more than more detail and atmosphere.

Borrelli rated it liked it. He writes frequently on military and political affairs and was a contributing editor of MHQ: I’m actually glad that I waited a good while after I finished The Alienist before I started in on this one, because this book is really completely different. Carr has written plays and movie screenplays, one of which, Bad Attitudes was made into a TV movie in Nonetheless, it is an invigorating read. Stevie’s narration of the czleb was a nice touch, and I appreciated seeing it from his vantage point.

Laszlo Kreizler, a pioneer in forensic psychiatry, tracked down the brutal serial killer John Beecham with the help of a team of trusted companions and a revolutionary application of the principles of his discipline.

First of all, the characters in the novel who espouse the author’s view are preachy, preachy, preachy. It should be pointed out that, by the end of the 19th century, many of the actual forensic tools were not available at anegl time, such as recognition of fingerprints, bullet’s tests and so on.

Finding the criminal was only a third of the story, the rest was the challenge of putting the criminal into justice – a slow painful methodical procedure was essential every step of the way. Set in the 19th century when crime fighting techniques were at their infancy I enjoyed hearing the theories behind fingerprinting, ballistics and using sketches of poss Fans of historical detectives and even the television show Criminal Minds will enjoy the sequel to The Alienist.


They understand each other and become very friendly.

First episode should air some time in Although I read this in the last millenium, and wrote most of the above review then, it has never been posted before. The Angel of Darkness Dr. Overall, a great sequel to the first Laszlo Kreizler novel, The Alienist! All those who read and loved Caleb Carr’s “The Alienist” were ecstatic to once again take a carriage ride over the cobblestone streets of Old New York as a mystery ajgel solved. Kreizler and his friends–high-living crime reporter John Claeb Moore; indomitable, derringer-toting Sara Howard; the brilliant and bickering detective brothers Marcus and Lucius Isaacson; powerful and compassionate Cyrus Montrose; and Stevie Taggert, the boy Kreizler saved from a life of street crime–have returned to their former pursuits and tried to forget the horror of the Beecham case.

The one exception, for me, was when Teddy Roosevelt showed up during the last pages or so. That’s when I oscuridda I needed to amend the law to specify that I don’t have to finish books angdl poorly written that I end up holding them out away from myself with two fingers while cringing as if they reek of garbage while I read. Thus New York City, and the groundbreaking alienist Dr.


May 21, Steven Belanger rated it it was amazing. This was another solid book with a lot of historical influences and a very well built multiple crime case. Laszlo Kreizler, a pioneer in forensic psychiatry, tracked down the brutal serial killer John Beecham with the help of a Description: It’s like my life is my own again!

In It took me two years after I read The Alienist to pick up its sequel.

The Angel of Darkness (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, #2) by Caleb Carr

Hunter or Hatch, or Frasier, Franklin I can’t wait to see that fight on-screen. Whereas Carr jumped through hoops to show how Beecham was understandable and occasionally sympathetic, Libby Hatch gets no such courtesies. Emotional and driven, at times a little sluggish, it never failed to pick up speed and keep me going. This story is narrated by the teenage Stevie Taggert, the street kid that Dr.


View all 8 comments. Aug 10, Trisha rated it liked it Shelves: If I had gone into this book with no real preconceived notions of where this book would go, I feel like I might have enjoyed it even more.

Caleb Carr: Quotes, and a List of Books by Author Caleb Carr

Carr brings a wonderful combination of the story-teller’s craft and the history-lover’s attention to accuracy and detail to his work. The Irishman swings his axe handle, Teddy catches it, tears it free, and smacks Goo Goo across the skull. Nowhere near as good as Carr’s first effort – The Alienist. Kriezler has taken in, and saved from a life of crime. It had all of the flaws of the first, and none of the charm. Maybe Cyrus’ representation worked a little better because he was integral to the group of sleuths in both books.

Carr is so good that before you realize it you are in Old New York at the turn of the century, and so in-love with these people that you hate to leave them for sleep or work.

This allowed me to leave a few Costco bestsellers from my mom’s pile out on the stoop for passersby with lower standards of literature, without going past that 25 page mark. In closing, let me simply say that this book was enjoyable. One woman brought one child to the hospital, dead.

The Angel of Darkness

I am stoked now!! Thank you for your patience. I have transcribed it verbatim from all those years ago although square brackets indicate some additional information for the sake of readability.