Jack the Ripper : quest for a killer / M.J. Trow.

For a hundred and twenty years, the identity of the Whitechapel murderer known to us as Jack the Ripper has both eluded us and spawned a veritable industry of speculation. This book names him. Mad doctors, Russian lunatics, bungling midwives, railway policemen, failed barristers, weird artists, roya...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Trow, M. J.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:South Yorkshire : True Crime, 2009.
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Summary:For a hundred and twenty years, the identity of the Whitechapel murderer known to us as Jack the Ripper has both eluded us and spawned a veritable industry of speculation. This book names him. Mad doctors, Russian lunatics, bungling midwives, railway policemen, failed barristers, weird artists, royal princes and white-eyed men. All of these and more have been put in the frame for the Whitechapel murders. Where ingenious invention and conspiracy theories have failed, common sense has floated out of the window. M.J. Trow, in this gripping historical reinvestigation, cuts through the fog of specul.
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781848847330
1848847335
9781783039838
1783039833
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