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Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper
     

Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper

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by Maxim Jakubowski
 

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ISBN-10: 0762433795

ISBN-13: 2900762433796

Pub. Date: 05/05/2008

Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers

The crime world's most enduring mystery, the identity of Jack the Ripper, has plagued professional historians, criminologists, writers, and amateur enthusiasts for over a hundred years. Chief suspects include Montague John Druitt, Walter Sickert, Aaron Kosminski, Michael Ostrog, William Henry Bury, Dr. Tumblety, and James Maybrick.

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The crime world's most enduring mystery, the identity of Jack the Ripper, has plagued professional historians, criminologists, writers, and amateur enthusiasts for over a hundred years. Chief suspects include Montague John Druitt, Walter Sickert, Aaron Kosminski, Michael Ostrog, William Henry Bury, Dr. Tumblety, and James Maybrick.

This newly updated volume offers the fullest ever overview of the Whitechapel Murders case. It collects not just the key factual evidence but also 17 different arguments as to the identity of the Ripper, including the more recent theories from Patricia Cornwell and others. Contributions from the world's leading Ripperologists include William Beadle, Martin Fido, Shirley Harrison, James Tully, and Colin Wilson.

The essays are supported by a detailed chronology, extensive bibliography and filmography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900762433796
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
05/05/2008
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
512

Table of Contents


Introduction   Maxim Jakubowski     vii
Introduction to the First Edition   Maxim Jakubowski   Nathan Braund     viii
Undisputed Facts
A Complete Chronology of the Whitechapel Murders     3
Just the Facts     16
Key Texts
Witness Statements     61
Autopsy Reports     69
The "Ripper Letters"     89
Police Views     92
Disputed Texts     102
Current Views
The Real Jack the Ripper   William Beadle     111
How Jack the Ripper Saved the Whitechapel Murderer   Mark Daniel     131
My Life and Jack the Ripper   Stewart P Evans     150
David Cohen and the Polish Jew Theory   Martin Fido     173
Catch Me When You Can   Paul Harrison     196
The Diary of Jack the Ripper   Shirley Harrison     213
The Facts Speak For Themselves   Bruce Paley     237
The Case of William Bury   Euan Macpherson     267
The Mad Doctor   Gary Rowlands     279
The Way to Hell   M J Trow     302
Was James Kelly "Jack the Ripper"?   James Tully     317
Jackthe Ripper: Man or Myth   Peter Turnbull     342
The Great Conspiracy   Nick Warren, FRCS     361
Jack the Ripper, a Novelist's Speculation   Derek Raymond     381
Carl Feigenbaum - aka Jack the Ripper   Trevor Marriott     390
A Lifetime in Ripperology   Colin Wilson     408
Patricia Cornwell Names the Ripper   Barry Forshaw     433
Further Evidence
Other Suspects     445
Other Victims?     469
Weather Report     473
Bibliography     475
Filmography     483
Index     489

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