The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper.

Jakubowski, Maxim.

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It is said to be the crime world’s most enduring mystery. The identity of this Victorian criminal has puzzled historians, criminologists, writers and amateur enthusiasts. There are many suspects. This collects all the key factual evidence, and 17 different arguments, including one from Patricia Cornwall, as to who he might have been. The essays are supported by a detailed chronology, extensive bibliography and filmography.

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Updated and expanded edition of the fullest ever collective investigation into Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel Murders. This volume collects not just all the key factual evidence but also 20 different arguments as to the identity of Jack the Ripper, such as that advanced by Patricia Cornwell. Contributions are from the world's leading Ripperologists, including William Beadle, Melvyn Fairclough, Martin Fido, Shirley Harrison, James Tully and Colin Wilson. The identity of Jack the Ripper has plagued professional historians, criminologists, writers and amateur enthusiasts. The many suspects include Montague John Druitt, Walter Sickert, Aaron Kosminski, Michael Ostrog, William Henry Bury, Dr Tumblety and James Maybrick. The only certainty is that Ripperologist have not found an invididual on whom they can all agree. The essays are supported by a detailed chronology, extensive bibliography and filmography.

Book Details

Author Jakubowski, Maxim.
Format PB
Series Title Mammoth Books
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Robinson Publishing
Number of Pages 512
Publish Date 25/03/1999
Catalogue Oct18
Catalogue book number 143