VOICES FROM AN EVIL GOD The True Story of the Yorkshire Ripper and the Woman Who Loves Him.

Author: Jones (Barbara)
Year: 1992
Publisher: Blake.
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/Vg+
ISBN: 9781857820119
Price: 5.00
Hardback, 1st edn. He was the Yorkshire Ripper, one of the most feared mass murderers in British criminal history. She was the wife who cooked his dinner, washed his clothes - and noticed nothing strange about his behaviour. Even after Peter Sutcliffe's wicked crimes against 20 women had earned him 20 sentences of life imprisonment, his wife Sonia simply said that she loved him and loathed both his victims and their families. Only one outsider knows the real truth about this extraordinary marriage. The author spent 6yrs. talking with Peter and Sonia Sutcliffe and the people who know them best. Gradually she has peeled away the layers to reveal, for the first time, the truth behind the Yorkshire Ripper murders. Sutcliffe has told her previously unknown details of the killings. He has explained, for the first time, the emotions which led to each murdder. And there is chilling insight into his extraordinary marriage and home life. This is a deeply disturbing, yet fascinating portrait of the psyche of a terrifying serial killer - and the woman who loves him. In 1990 Barbara Jones and Sonia Sutcliffe fought one another in a 3weeks long libel case in the High court. Mrs. Sutcliffe lost her action. 295pp. 8vo. h/back. Illus. + Epilogue - The Trial. Lightly browned pp. o/w Vg+ in Vg+ dw. A fairly heavy book which may require additional postage if shipped overseas.


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