Jack the Ripper: Letters from Hell

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History Press, Feb 20, 1997 - True Crime - 224 pages
The name Jack the Ripper is instantly recognised throughout the world, yet many people are unaware that the famous nickname first appeared in a letter or that this was where the whole legend of Jack the Ripper really began. This title poses a controversial question: was Jack the Ripper merely a press invention?

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The Whitechapel murders of 1888 captured the public's attention not only for their ferocity but for an almost theatrical aspect in the form of letters from the purported killer. Evans and Skinner here ... Read full review

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