The Torture Doctor

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Hawthorn Books, 1975 - 231 pages
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Herman W. Mudgett, alias Henry H. Holmes, became known as the "Monster of Sixty-Third Street" after using his rooming house ("Holmes Castle") to lure at least 26 visitors of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair to their deaths.

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User Review  - smichaelwilson - LibraryThing

An excellent book on the subject of famed serial killer Herman Mudgett, aka H.H. Holmes, a professional con man who made a habit of killing women for their money, and went so far as to construct an ... Read full review

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User Review  - juliayoung - LibraryThing

A very well-researched account of one of the most accomplished habitual killers in nineteenth century America. My only complaint is that it includes very little about Mudgett's childhood, which would have been interesting to read about if there were information available. Read full review

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