Jack the Ripper: And the women whose lives he took

Jack the Ripper: And the women whose lives he took

by Susan McNicoll
     
 

The East End of London, England in the 1880’s became the setting for a series of murders committed by probably the most famous serial killer of all time, Jack the Ripper. The slaughters of five women caused outrage and panic throughout the nation. Although speculation as to the killer’s identity continues unabated to this day, he was never caught. In… See more details below

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The East End of London, England in the 1880’s became the setting for a series of murders committed by probably the most famous serial killer of all time, Jack the Ripper. The slaughters of five women caused outrage and panic throughout the nation. Although speculation as to the killer’s identity continues unabated to this day, he was never caught. In Jack the Ripper, read Susan McNicoll’s vivid account not only of the murders, but also the Victorian times these women lived in. She looks at the victims but also explores the various possible suspects.

“. . . this may well be the best short overview of the crimes yet published”, said Stephen Ryder, who owns the largest Jack the Ripper website on the internet, casebook.org. “Well written and meticulously researched, Susan McNicoll’s Jack the Ripper is an excellent alternative for readers who want to learn more about Jack the Ripper but don’t . . . want to pick up a full-fledged +300-page book on the murders. I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a basic introduction to the case.”

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015728682
Publisher:
FriesenPress
Publication date:
11/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
961,548
File size:
1 MB

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