THE MAN WHO HUNTED JACK THE RIPPER. Edmund Reid - Victorian Detective

Author: Connell (Nicholas) & Evans (Stewart P.)
Year: 2009
Publisher: Amberley
Edition Details: 1st p/b edn. (1st pub. h/b 2000)
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9781848682603
Price: 15.00
Softcover. SIGNED. Intro' by Richard Whittington-Egan. In 1888 the unknown brought death and terror to the streets of Victorian London's East End. This is the story of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid who was head of the Whitechapel detective force. Having joined the Metropolitan Police Force, Reid rose through the ranks and was eventually transferred to the notorious East End. It was at this time that he assumed responsibility to lead his men in a relentless pursuit of Jack the Ripper; his pursuit of the Whitechapel murderer spanned the years 1888 to 1891. Reid retired from the police force in 1896 but, in the subsequent years, he often reminisced on his involvement in the hunt for the infamous serial killer; from the comfort of his armchair he carefully considered any new theory that came to light about the identity of Jack the Ripper. A book recounting the full story of a series of murders that shocked the world. Illus., Notes, Bibliog. and Index. 191pp. trade size softcover. From the library of true crime writer John Bennett. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY STEWART P. EVANS to John. Review copy with loosely inserted slip. F. with no creasing to covers.

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