JACK THE RIPPER FAQ All That's Left to Know About the Infamous Serial Killer

Author: Thompson (Dave)
Year: 2017
Publisher: Applause Theatre and Cinema Books
Edition Details: 1st US Edn.
Book Condition: As New
ISBN: 9781495063084
Price: 6.00
Softcover. 1st US edn. Exactly who was Jack the Ripper, the infamous Victorian serial killer? The author explores this question in depth, with a thorough overview not only of the world's most notorious serial killer but also of the cultural impact that remains powerful today, more than 130yrs after his murderous spree. The book details the myriad suspects who have been mentioned over the years and delves into every murder attributed to Jack the Ripper. Plus, it examines a number more that may have been his work. The author also investigates the world in which the Ripper operated, with chapters discussing the factors that made it possible for him to act with such apparent impunity. Also covered are the policemen who attempted to capture him; the journalists who tried to uncover his motives, and the private investigators who raised theories that are still being discussed. The author surveys the hundreds of novels, films, operas, comic books and other creative works inspired by or drawn from the mystery. Illus., Epilogue, Appendices, Bibliog. and Index. 299pp. trade size softcover. As New


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