The Devil Aspect

The Devil Aspect

The Strange Truth Behind the Occurrences at Hrad Orlu̇ Asylum for the Criminally Insane : A Novel

Book - 2019
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"A novel set in Czechoslovakia in 1935, in which a brilliant young psychiatrist takes his new post at an asylum for the criminally insane that houses only six inmates--the country's most depraved murderers--while, in Prague, a detective struggles to understand a brutal serial killer who has spread fear through the city, and who may have ties to the asylum"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2019]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780385544368
9780385544375
Characteristics: 414 pages ; 25 cm

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Viktor Kosarek is a young psychiatrist beginning a new position at the Hrad Orlu Asylum for the Criminally Insane. Lukas Smolak is a police investigator tracking down a serial killer called Leather Apron, whose crimes mimic those of Jack the Ripper. Inevitably, their paths will cross. Set in Prag... Read More »


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johnulee
Apr 29, 2019

Well written, nice atmosphere of the times, fascism coming into consciousness, etc... interesting trying to figure it out, too.

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