Author : Stead William Thomas
Title : Satan's invisible world displayed Or, despairing democracy A study of greater New York
Year : 1898

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Preface. For the past four years I have devoted the annual of the review of reviews to a romance based upon the leading social or political event of the year. This year I intermit the publication of the Series of Contemporary History in Fiction in order to publish a study of the most interesting and significant of all the political and municipal problems of our time. To those who may object to the substitution of a companion volume to my Chicago book for their usual annual quantum of political romance, I reply, first, that "changes are lightsome" and a novelty is attractive, and, secondly, that nothing that the wildest imagination of the romance-writer could conceive exceeds in startling and sensational horror the grim outline of the facts which are set forth in this survey of that section of " Satan's Invisible World " which was brought to light by the Lexow Committee. ...