I just finished reading Erik Larson’s, In the Garden of Beasts.
Larson’s follow-up to Devil in the White City, the true story recounts the time US Ambassador to Germany, William Dodd, and his family spent in Berlin during the early days of Hitler’s power.
What makes the novel most compelling is that the Dodd’s were from Chicago…as well as the arguable turning point in the story where Dodd’s daughter, Martha, makes a choice, allowing Hitler’s regime to go forward, eventually leading to the death of millions and WWII.
If you enjoyed Devil in the White City, you will very much like this follow up.

I just finished reading Erik Larson’s, In the Garden of Beasts.

Larson’s follow-up to Devil in the White City, the true story recounts the time US Ambassador to Germany, William Dodd, and his family spent in Berlin during the early days of Hitler’s power.

What makes the novel most compelling is that the Dodd’s were from Chicago…as well as the arguable turning point in the story where Dodd’s daughter, Martha, makes a choice, allowing Hitler’s regime to go forward, eventually leading to the death of millions and WWII.

If you enjoyed Devil in the White City, you will very much like this follow up.

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